Childhood Constipation: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Perspectives

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 21-3-2023

This is a short summary of the article by Shaman Rajindrajith, Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana, and Marc A Benninga in World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, 2022 September 9; 11(5): 385-404

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Emne: constipation, Wellspect Education

Risk Factors for Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection in Children with Neurogenic Bladder Following Clean Intermittent Catheterization

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 20-2-2023

The study by Jiang et al is one of the few studies focusing on the risk factors of recurrent UTIs in a large group of children with neurogenic bladder using intermittent catheterization (IC). The study consists by a comprehensive analysis of clinical and urodynamic indicators in children between 9 months and 12 years. Recurrent UTIs in children with neurogenic bladders constitute high risk of leading to severe kidney damage and need to be an area of attention. This study is useful in determining treatments and proactive measures for preventing recurrent UTIs.

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Guideline for the management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction in spinal cord injury

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 17-1-2023

Guideline for the management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction in spinal cord injury/diseaseBowel dysfunction in spinal cord injury is very common and the guideline summarized here aims to provide practice-oriented support for bowel care in spinal cord injury patients. It is well-known that neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) affects quality of life after spinal cord injury and bowel management is important to maintain health and well-being. To achieve a successful bowel management, it requires interdisciplinary teams working together.

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The post-void residual (PVR) urine test is vital for those with MS

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 15-12-2022

Storage and voiding symptoms often coexist, affecting up to 59% of individuals with MS. These clinical manifestations impact quality of life and are often associated with depressive symptoms, loss of work productivity, poor sleep quality and, in general, a deterioration in overall health. Problems related to micturition impede many people with MS from fully participating with family, friends and the community.

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Bladder and Bowel Management in Relation to Multiple Sclerosis - Highlights from the ACCT MS Webinar

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 17-11-2022

On the 29th of September we had the honor to host three experts in the field of MS specialist care (and bladder/bowel management) for our ACCT Webinar “Bladder and Bowel Management in Relation to Multiple Sclerosis”. Our key purpose with this webinar was to increase the awareness of bladder and bowel management in MS patients. Bladder and bowel issues are known to be very common with MS, but often there is a lack of cross functional medical teams to handle these issues.

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