Dignity in healthcare

Forfatter Anna Dulén, 12-2-2020

What does the word dignity really mean? A quick search online gives some direction: “Dignity is the right of a person to be valued and respected for their own sake, and to be treated ethically”. But we wanted a deeper understanding of what that means in practice and decided to discuss this topic with a group of nurses in UK.

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Emne: vaerdighed

Quality of life aspects of bladder and bowel dysfunction

Forfatter Anna Dulén, 08-1-2020

Bladder and bowel interacts and have a significant impact on people’s quality of life and well-being. Many suffer in silence, too embarrassed to mention it to their doctor or nurse, often missing out on life improving treatment and coping strategies.

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Emne: Bladder and bowel interaction

Experts' opinions: How to increase adherence to transanal irrigation (TAI)

Forfatter Anna Dulén, 18-12-2019

One of the biggest issues with transanal irrigation (TAI) is that many users quit too early – before the therapy had a chance to be effective. We asked experts to share their views on this topic – this is the summary of their talks.

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It's estimated that about 40% of the pediatric urology consultations are related to bladder bowel dysfunction (BBD)

Forfatter Anna Dulén, 13-11-2019

These symptoms of the lower urinary tract should be addressed early, as it may continue throughout adulthood, leading to significant morbidity.

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Emne: science alert, Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction

Publication Highlight: Life enhancing bladder and bowel interventions starts with the patient

Forfatter Anna Dulén, 15-10-2019

Neurogenic bladder and bowel dysfunction has a significant impact on quality of life and well-being. To increase quality of life, treatments should be based on patient reported outcomes. Read more about this and other conclusions in a literature review by Patel et al.

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Emne: Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel, Bladder and bowel interaction