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

Introducing Wellspect Wizard

Nov 27, 2019 9:30:00 AM

A new and convenient way to view LoFric clinical evidence.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, ISC, UTI

Does catheter choice matter? Three key features for better adherence

Jan 29, 2019 2:04:11 PM

Intermittent catheterisation is a therapy that comes with many barriers. Barriers sometimes prevent practicing intermittent catheterisation accurately and as a result the positive outcomes are lost.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, SCi, Science Alert, ISC, Continence, UTI

Science Alert: Functional bowel – there is nothing functional about it

Feb 19, 2018 11:04:18 AM

Constipation and fecal incontinence are two symptoms of bowel dysfunction. There may be a cause, like impaired innervation of the intestine due to disease or injury. There may also be no traceable cause of the bowel symptoms; this is then called functional constipation or functional fecal incontinence.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, Science Alert, ISC, Incontinence, Continence, Bowel Management, UTI, Urinary Tract Infection, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Science Alert: Intermittent catheterisation for Bladder management – can infections be avoided?

Feb 19, 2018 10:52:16 AM

Intermittent catheterisation is today a first choice therapy for people with neurogenic or non-neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction related to incomplete bladder emptying. In recent years, the evidence for the safety of catheter reuse has been debated.

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Topics: Scientific Papers, Catheterisation, Clinical Studies, Bladder Management, Science Alert, ISC, Continence, UTI, Urinary Tract Infection, Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms