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Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC): Step By Step Instructions for Girls [English] Permalink Public

CIC is a technique that your child will have to do several times a day to help empty urine (pee) from her bladder. CIC stands for Clean Intermittent Catheterization: Clean: as germ-free as possible Intermittent: done on a regular schedule many times a day Catheterization: using a catheter, a kind of thin tube, to drain urine out of the bladder CIC is necessary when your child is unable to empty her bladder on her own, when her bladder leaks urine, or when very high pressure has developed in the bladder. If the bladder is not properly emptied, infections or other problems can happen. CIC is not hard to do. Your child cannot hurt her bladder if she follows the nurse’s directions. With a little practice, almost everyone can learn the technique, even a 5-year-old child. Audio available. (English)

URL:
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAnd...

Body Location:
  • Kidneys and Urinary System
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Infant/Childrens Health
Keywords:
  • Urination,
  • Urinary System,
  • Urinating,
  • Urine,
  • Urine Flow,
  • Urinary,
  • pee,
  • peds,
  • pediatric
Demographic:
  • Children,
  • Infants,
  • Teen/Adolescent,
  • Toddlers
Program:
  • Maternal Infant Child Youth
Format:
Factsheet
Revision Date:
November 06, 2009
Reproduction Rights:
Linking Policy: http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/AboutUs/Pages/Linking-Policy.aspx
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