Guideline for the management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction in spinal cord injury/disease

November 8, 2022

Bowel dysfunction in spinal cord injury is very common and the guideline summarized here aims to provide practice-oriented support for bowel care in spinal cord injury patients. It is well-known that neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) affects quality of life after spinal cord injury and bowel management is important to maintain health and well-being. To achieve a successful bowel management, it requires interdisciplinary teams working together.

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation, neurogenic bowel dysfunction

Bladder and Bowel Management in Relation to Multiple Sclerosis - Highlights from the ACCT MS Webinar

October 25, 2022

On the 29th of September we had the honor to host three experts in the field of MS specialist care (and bladder/bowel management) for our ACCT Webinar “Bladder and Bowel Management in Relation to Multiple Sclerosis”. Our key purpose with this webinar was to increase the awareness of bladder and bowel management in MS patients. Bladder and bowel issues are known to be very common with MS, but often there is a lack of cross functional medical teams to handle these issues.

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Transanal Irrigation in Children and Adolescents with Defecation Disorders: Treatment Success, Health-Related Quality of Life, Treatment Adherence, Patient Experience, and Patient Empowerment

July 12, 2022

In this science article a combined retrospective and cross-sectional survey study investigates chronic idiopathic constipation in children and bowel regimen with bowel irrigation, also called transanal irrigation (TAI).

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Topics: Transanal Irrigation

Web-Based Health Coaching for Spinal Cord Injury: Results From a Mixed Methods Feasibility Evaluation

May 10, 2022

In this article Allin et al. explores the feasibility and potential impact of health-coaching support for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI).

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury

Improving SCI rehabilitation and research with Wellspect’s study grant for nurses

March 18, 2022

What can a Wellspect study grant do for you as a healthcare professional? Recent winner of the EAUN study grant, sponsored by Wellspect, Randi Steensgaard, Head of Clinical Nursing Research from Denmark, is making a valuable contribution to Spinal Cord Injury care and research, supporting patients to lead a meaningful life.

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Topics: Study grant, Spinal Cord Injury, rehabilitation