96% of SCI patients at risk of UTI – can this be avoided?

Publisert av Anna Mars, 10.sep.2020

This is the first study performed in Nepal to identify the rate of intermittent catheterization (IC) continuation after a rehabilitation program, among individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI). 

The results show perceived barriers to proper IC technique and continuation, among individuals and thus demonstrate the need to improve both patient and caregiver education to maintain the continuum of care for people with SCI using intermittent catheterization. 52% of the participants self-reported urinary tract infection two to three times a year.

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