Hydrophilic catheters have a special coating that becomes slippery when exposed to sterile saline water creating a well-lubricated surface on the catheter. Hydrophilic coating is recommended for those who experience pain, pressure or discomfort during catheterization because it greatly reduces friction during insertion. Clinical studies have documented that hydrophilic-coated catheters significantly reduce the incidence of urinary tract infections (UTI’s) as well as urethral damage and trauma from withdrawal friction. Additional surveys have also shown that hydrophilic catheters have higher levels of user preference and patient satisfaction compared to other types of catheters. Some hydrophilic catheters come pre-packaged with their own sterile water and others are available in closed-system kits.
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