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

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

Science Alert: Spinal Cord Injury – Beginning of A New Life

May 22, 2018 3:40:00 PM

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe health condition that changes lives in many ways. For this reason, there is a strong research focus on preventing injury and improving outcomes. Recent research has used examples of different aspects of SCI, either from birth (e.g. spina bifida) or as a result of injuries later in life, for example after an accident.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Clinical Studies, Lifestyle, Bladder Management, SCi, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Coping Strategies, Science Alert, Continence, Bowel Management

Science Alert: Bladder Function – Important But Not A Given For Everyone

May 8, 2018 11:47:00 AM

As a part of our urinary system, the bladder is responsible for many important body functions, such as waste elimination and blood regulation. A functioning bladder should be able to both store and void urine. However, sometimes this functionality is interrupted by damage.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, SCi, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Science Alert, ISC, Continence

Science Alert: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) – Treatments That Matter

May 3, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common problem for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). In fact, UTIs are still among the leading causes of death in people with a neurogenic bladder who experience on average 2 UTI events every year.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, SCi, Spinal injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Science Alert, ISC, Continence