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

I was 26 and diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Helene Skoog, November 1 2018

It was an ordinary morning, except for the fact that Lee woke up with a strange tingling feeling and numbness in his hand. As the day went by the numbness travelled up his arm, all the way up to his shoulder.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Bowel dysfunction

Combined bladder and bowel care for increased quality of life in spinal cord injury patients

Posted by Helene Skoog, October 25 2017

Three experts met on stage at ISCoS in Dublin, and despite their different backgrounds and perspectives they all agreed on what's needed for future success in Spinal Cord Injury continence care.

Judging by the attendance at the ACCT talks lunch symposium on bladder and bowel synergies, healthcare professionals wish for development in continence care.

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS), Advancing Continence Care Together (ACCT)