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

Jul 10, 2020 9:09:27 AM

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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Topics: Bladder Management, UTI, Urinary Tract Infection

Survey: Shared concerns of SCI patients during COVID-19

Jun 12, 2020 3:11:05 PM

This is the first publication that assesses a number of concerns of individuals with spinal cord injury or disorder (SCI/D) may have related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The data spans over six continents and describes the vulnerable situation for these individuals in the pandemic crisis.

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Topics: SCi, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury

Which bladder management method is best for Urinary Tract Infection prevention

May 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Given the great variability in the definitions used to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), this review will aid in providing an overview of the joint clinical evidence between the different bladder management methods with regard to UTI risk.

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Topics: ISC, CIC, UTI, Self-catheterisation, CAUTI

We are all equal, but some are more equal than others? Gender-specific differences in bladder management

Apr 23, 2020 9:33:09 AM

We are all human beings but let’s face it, our anatomy is not the same. Men and women experience gender-specific challenges when it comes to urological complications and there are differences that need to be taken into account when addressing these problems. 

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Topics: Women's Health, Bladder Management, ISC, LUTS, Men's Health

What barriers prevent women from learning ISC?

Feb 28, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Many women struggle for years to find a solution to their bladder problems, without success. Intermittent Self Catheterisation (ISC) can provide that solution, yet barriers exist to the teaching, learning and ultimate adherence with the therapy.

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