Urostomy pouches are designed to collect the urine after it leaves the urethra. It is an alternative for those unable to use a urinal due to illness, injury, or other medical conditions. The urine collects in the pouch and is disposed of through a toilet.
Urostomy Pouch Benefits
The benefits of this procedure include the elimination of odor, the ability to control fluid intake (which can be important for people with diabetes), and increased mobility.
The urostomy pouch benefits are mainly hygiene and safety considerations. The pouch is designed to be worn on the outside of the body, which means that one does not have to worry about ensuring that it is disposed of safely after use. The pouch also offers peace of mind for those who are away from home at night.