Burden of illness the first year after diagnosed bladder dysfunction among people with spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis – a Danish register study

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 23-9-2022

People living with spinal cord injury (SCI) or multiple sclerosis (MS) often encounter bladder and bowel dysfunction. Urinary and bowel dysfunction have a significantly negative impact on the patients’ quality of life, by limiting social and physical activities. These problems often become more severe with increasing disability and in addition poses major costs to the society.

 

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Emne: Wellspect, Multiple Sclerose, spinal cord injury (SCI), #MS

After a spinal cord injury, can we predict who will recover independent bowel management during the first year?

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 08-3-2022

Neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) with symptoms of constipation and fecal incontinence is a common complication of traumatic spinal cord injury. In a new study, the aim was to identify factors that could predict the recovery of independent bowel function to assist clinicians in their prognosis of bowel function and to guide them to bowel management strategies useful for the patient.

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Emne: Neurogenic bowel, bowel dysfunction, bowel management, spinal cord injury (SCI)

ISCoS Webinar: Reflecting on the past, Planning for the future

Forfatter Wellspect HealthCare, 04-2-2022

We are honoured to have been invited to join the International Spinal Cord Injury Society (ISCoS) in the second episode of their webinar series: 'SCI Care: What really matters'.

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Emne: ISCoS, spinal cord injury (SCI)

Empowering SCI patients to get their dignity back

Forfatter Anna Mars, 21-9-2021

Monday, September 20th marked the start of Urology Week 2021. As part of our annual partnership with The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS), we were invited to host the latest episode of their podcast "SCI Care: What really matters" for a urology focused episode with host Rachel Chapple, Global Product Manager and Clinical Education Manager for Wellspect, and guests Carina Andersson, Nurse and Urotherapist, and ISCoS President Prof Ruth Marshall. 

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Emne: ISCoS, spinal cord injury (SCI)

What Healthcare Professionals should know about Autonomic Dysreflexia

Forfatter Anna Mars, 16-9-2021

Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a condition that may affect as many as 90% of spinal cord injured patients with injuries at or above the 6th thoracic vertebrae. This review aims to increase the knowledge and understanding of AD to ease management of the condition.

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Emne: Neurogenic bowel, spinal cord injury (SCI)