How to read a scientific article

December 18, 2019

Keeping up-to-date and determining the veracity of scientific articles and clinical documentation can be overwhelming, so we've put together a checklist to help the healthcare professional to judge:

  • How reliable the results are (the articles strengths, weaknesses and validity)

  • What they mean for you in your clinical work

In fact, for a scientific article to be deemed credible, certain data must be present.

In this article, we provide an excerpt from the checklist.

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Topics: Science Alert, Scientific Article, Clinical Evidence

It's estimated that about 40% of the pediatric urology consultations are related to bladder bowel dysfunction (BBD)

November 4, 2019

These symptoms of the lower urinary tract should be addressed early, as it may continue throughout adulthood, leading to significant morbidity.

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Topics: Science Alert, Bowel dysfunction, Bladder dysfunction

Introducing Wellspect Wizard

October 24, 2019

A new and convenient way to view LoFric clinical evidence

Wellspect Wizard is a dynamic, digital platform that gathers clinical evidence for LoFric catheters and IC, presented in an easy-to-use, comprehensive format.


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Topics: Navina Smart, Clinical Evidence, LoFric

Dignity in healthcare

September 6, 2019

What does the word dignity really mean? A quick search online gives some direction: “Dignity is the right of a person to be valued and respected for their own sake, and to be treated ethically”. But we wanted a deeper understanding of what that means in practice and decided to discuss this topic with a group of nurses in UK.

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Topics: Bladder dysfunction, Intermittent Catheterization, dignity

Science Alert: Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction from 3 perspectives - spinal cord injury, spina bifida, and multiple sclerosis.

January 30, 2019

One common reason behind lower urinary tract dysfunction is neurological damage secondary to spinal cord injury (SCI), spina bifida, or multiple sclerosis. Even though the everyday situation is different for people living with these conditions, they share many problems linked to their bladder.

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Topics: Neurogenic bladder, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Multiple Sclerosis (MS)