Empowering SCI patients to get their dignity back

Publisert av Anna Mars, 21.sep.2021

Monday, September 20th marked the start of Urology Week 2021. As part of our annual partnership with The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS), we were invited to host the latest episode of their podcast "SCI Care: What really matters" for a urology focused episode with host Rachel Chapple, Global Product Manager and Clinical Education Manager for Wellspect, and guests Carina Andersson, Nurse and Urotherapist, and ISCoS President Prof Ruth Marshall. 

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Emne: ISCoS, spinal cord injury (SCI)

What Healthcare Professionals should know about Autonomic Dysreflexia

Publisert av Anna Mars, 16.sep.2021

Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a condition that may affect as many as 90% of spinal cord injured patients with injuries at or above the 6th thoracic vertebrae. This review aims to increase the knowledge and understanding of AD to ease management of the condition.

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Emne: Neurogenic bowel, spinal cord injury (SCI)

Does Transanal irrigation effect gut microbiota?

Publisert av Anna Mars, 19.aug.2021

Transanal irrigation's influence on gut microbiota could have a positive effect on the immune system and contribute to reduced UTIs.

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The real risk factors for severe, febrile UTIs in SCI patients

Publisert av Anna Mars, 15.jul.2021

In the current article the risk profiles are defined for frequent and/or severe febrile UTIs requiring hospital treatment. From the results obtained in this study a basic strategy for treatment of symptomatic infections is formulated.

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Emne: urinveisinfeksjoner, Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI)

Highlights from ACCT Let’s Talk Self webinar

Publisert av Anna Mars, 30.jun.2021

On June 17th, the third in our series of three ACCT Let’s talk… webinars took place with the purpose of Advancing Continence Care Together from a holistic perspective. Again, renown lecturers and specialists helped us take a closer look at bladder and bowel management, this time with a focus on the Self with Professor Anton Emmanuel, Dr. Jalesh Panicker and Mrs Collette Haslam. Here we share some of the highlights. If you missed any of the webinars or would like to watch them again, use the link below that will take you to our webinar page.

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Emne: ACCT