Reuse of urinary catheters poses a potential safety concern

July 14, 2020

Newly published data shows that multiple-reuse catheters pose a potential safety concern for people practicing intermittent catheterization


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Topics: Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI), Intermittent Catheterization

How to treat LARS?

June 16, 2020

This study represents a randomized controlled trial to compare transanal irrigation with posterior tibial nerve stimulation in the management of severe Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS).

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS)

Antibiotics resistance in UTIs

June 3, 2020

Antibiotics are one of our most powerful tools for fighting life-threatening infections and their discovery has transformed human and animal health. However, antibiotic resistance (the ability of germs to defeat the drugs designed to kill them) is one of the greatest global public health challenges of our time.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Science Article

Survey: Fear of infection among SCI injured during COVID-19

May 27, 2020

This is the first publication that assess the number one concern individuals with spinal cord injury or disorder (SCI/D) may have related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The data spans over six continents and describes the vulnerable situation for these individuals in the pandemic crisis.

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), @Coronavirus

The real risk factors for severe, febrile UTIs in SCI patients

May 13, 2020

In the current article the risk profiles are defined for frequent and/or severe febrile UTIs requiring hospital treatment. From the results obtained in this study a basic strategy for treatment of symptomatic infections is formulated.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI)