Definitions for "Intermittent Catheterization"
Using a catheter to empty the bladder on a regular schedule.
The act of inserting a catheter, or small tube, into the urethra and up into the bladder several times a day in order to drain the bladder of urine. Also referred to as "IC" or "CIC" (Clean Intermittent Catheterization).
placement of a catheter tube into the bladder to drain it and then remove the tube on a regular timed basis.