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The case for an integrated approach to bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 1 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. But engaging and recognizing the stigma and embarrassment associated with bladder and bowel issues is essential – how can healthcare professionals best serve their patients?

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

New Science Blog from Wellspect

Posted by Chris Bridgman, April 30 2018

We’re expanding our channels to include a dedicated Science Blog focused on bladder and bowel. Discover new research, stay current or simply expand your horizons in your chosen field.

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Topics: Science Alert, Scientific Article, Health Economy

Motivating children using transanal irrigation (TAI)

Posted by Chris Bridgman, December 7 2017

For a child living with bowel dysfunction, life can be difficult, but there is an effective solution to voiding that doesn't involve chemicals, surgery or medication and reduces the risk of accidents. But how do you motivate your child using transanal irrigation?

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Topics: Children and TAI, Transanal irrigation (TAI)

Community leader Daniel Jenkins and the benefits of an all-in-one kit

Posted by Chris Bridgman, November 16 2017

Daniel Jenkins needs to be out in his town every day. As a pastor, he supports his community and often makes home visits. Paralysed after an operation 12 years ago, Daniel lost sensation in his lower abdomen, including bladder control. In this post, he explains how an all-in-one catheter kit gives him peace of mind and allows him to fulfil his obligations.

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC), Travelling with catheters

What a paralympian packs on the road

Posted by Chris Bridgman, November 8 2017

Michael Kerr, of the Great Britain Rio Olympics rugby wheelchair team, talks about how an all-in-one catheter kit fits in with the life of a travelling athlete.

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Topics: Travelling with catheters, Clean Intermittent Catheterization (CIC)