Hospitalizations drop by 20% after individuals start with Intermittent Catheterization

July 13, 2021

Studies on intermittent catheterization (IC) with larger samples sizes are rare and this study provides real-world evidence on IC use, which may be used to derive recommendations for improvement of care. This is among the first publications of a 3-year observation period including time before and after initial IC.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Bladder management, Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

ACCT Let’s Talk Self Webinar – answers to your questions

July 6, 2021

We were happy for the engagement from our audience during the last of our three ACCT Let’s talk… webinars – this time with a focus on the Self and how to handle the delicate subject of intimacy and sexuality when somehow impaired. In fact, in answer to our question, 74% of our audience thought that the main barrier to seeking help for sexual dysfunction is embarrassment or the perceived taboo surrounding the subject. Which is why we think we need to talk about it.

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Wellspect teams up with ISCoS for annual partnership

July 5, 2021

The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) promotes the highest standard of care for men, women and children throughout the world who have suffered a spinal cord injury (SCI). Wellspect is proud to announce their partnership with ISCoS and look forward to collaborating on our shared vision, to make a real difference and to foster education, research and clinical excellence.

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Highlights from ACCT Let’s Talk Self webinar

June 29, 2021

On June 17th, the third in our series of three ACCT Let’s talk… webinars took place with the purpose of Advancing Continence Care Together from a holistic perspective. Again, renown lecturers and specialists helped us take a closer look at bladder and bowel management, this time with a focus on the Self with Professor Anton Emmanuel, Dr. Jalesh Panicker and Mrs Collette Haslam. Here we share some of the highlights. If you missed any of the webinars or would like to watch them again, use the link below that will take you to our webinar page. Don’t forget that each webinar – even if you watch it later – is approved for 2 CPD points*.

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Efficacy of TAI with Navina Smart

June 8, 2021

Emmanuel et al, PLoS One 2021. The use of transanal irrigation (TAI) with Navina™ Smart, is an effective and well tolerated treatment for bowel dysfunction.

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Topics: Bowel management, Transanal irrigation (TAI), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Neurogenic bowel, Bowel dysfunction, Fecal incontinence, constipation