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)

Which bladder management method is best for Urinary Tract Infection prevention

April 14, 2020

Given the great variability in the definitions used to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), this review will aid in providing an overview of the joint clinical evidence between the different bladder management methods with regard to UTI risk.

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Topics: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI), Bladder management, Intermittent Catheterization

10% of the patients account for 50% of the cost

April 8, 2020

Infections and urethral trauma are not only painful side affects for catheter users, it is also costly. Preventive efforts directed to the right patients could make a big difference. But who exactly are the right patients?

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Topics: Health Economy, Intermittent Catheterization

Science Alert: We are all equal, but some are more equal than others? Gender-specific differences in bladder management

April 6, 2020

We are all human beings but let’s face it, our anatomy is not the same. Men and women experience gender-specific challenges when it comes to urological complications and there are differences that need to be taken into account when addressing these problems. 

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Topics: Science Alert, Bladder management