Sun Jung Oh et al present one of the largest cross-sectional, population based online surveys in the US with the aim to determine the prevalence and predictors of individuals seeking healthcare for their constipation and the use of and satisfaction with over-the-counter medications in treating constipation.Læs mere
At Wellspect we continuously strive to make a real difference for people with bladder and bowel dysfunction. We also think it is important to spread and share knowledge about the area. In these difficult times of the coronavirus pandemic, it is extra important to find other channels to be able to meet and share knowledge and experience.Læs mere
Did you know that Wellspect supports nurses who want to do research into problems related to bladder or bowel? Since 2015, we have offered the Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Nurses Study Grant and the European Society of Paediatric Urology (ESPU) Nurses research Grant since 2018.Læs mere
This is the first study performed in Nepal to identify the rate of intermittent catheterization (IC) continuation after a rehabilitation program, among individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
The results show perceived barriers to proper IC technique and continuation, among individuals and thus demonstrate the need to improve both patient and caregiver education to maintain the continuum of care for people with SCI using intermittent catheterization. 52% of the participants self-reported urinary tract infection two to three times a year.Læs mere