Bowel Management: Hospital to Home

It’s the moment many spinal cord injury (SCI) patients are excited about – the transition back to home. As exciting as this is, it can also be a time full of questions and trepidation when it comes to managing their bowel care. There are many considerations to prepare for, including who will be assisting with…
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autonomic dysreflexia webinar

Webinar – Autonomic Dysreflexia: Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together

DATE: January 16, 2020 TIME: 3 pm MST LINK to REGISTER: Autonomic Dysreflexia: Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together   Bowel dysfunction in patients with SCI is a significant problem that often limits activities of daily living and social activity. The loss of independence felt by those suffering from bowel dysfunction, along with the…
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Improving Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction in Pediatric Patients with Spina Bifida

Impact of Spina Bifida on Bowel and Bladder Function Research shows that 90-95% of severely affected children born with Spina Bifida will not have normal bladder and bowel function, 60-70% will require intermittent catheterization and medication to control bladder function, and 20-30% will require major reconstructive bladder and bowel surgery. A hallmark clinical presentation of…
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