Almost two thirds (66%) of nurses in a US survey did not base their practice on clinical guidelines.

Oct 2, 2020 3:24:00 PM

Intermittent Self catheterisation (ISC) is frequently used to manage lower urinary tract dysfunctions, but research shows that care for patients using ISC may not always be based on evidence. The purpose of this review was to summarise evidence related to adherence to ISC, complication rates, satisfaction with ISC, and its effect on health-related quality of life.

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Topics: ISC, Self-catheterisation

Reuse of urinary catheters poses a potential safety concern

Jul 31, 2020 8:50:00 AM

Newly published data shows that multiple-reuse catheters pose a potential safety concern for people practicing intermittent catheterisation.

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Topics: Catheterisation, ISC, Self-catheterisation

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

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

Feb 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

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

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Topics: Bladder Management, Spinal Cord Injury, ISC, UTI, Urinary Tract Infection