Combining approaches to bladder and bowel dysfunction

Posted by Chris Bridgman, November 30, 2018

The benefits of patient centered care cannot be overestimated. A holistic approach reveals avenues for care that might otherwise be left neglected – opportunities missed to enhance the wellbeing of the patient. But what would a working model look like when it concerns patients with neurogenic bladder and bowel?

 

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Topics: Bladder and bowel interaction, Neurogenic bladder, Neurogenic bowel

Science Alert:  Functional bowel – there is nothing functional about it

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, February 6, 2018

Constipation and fecal incontinence are two symptoms of bowel dysfunction. There may be a cause, like impaired innervation of the intestine due to disease or injury. There may also be no traceable cause of the bowel symptoms; this is then called functional constipation or functional fecal incontinence.

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bowel, Bowel dysfunction

Science Alert: Spina bifida – children and young adults with specific needs

Posted by Sofi Sigvardsson, January 24, 2017

Bladder and bowel control has the potential of being a quiet distress throughout life for children and young adults with Spina Bifida. There are a few recent articles reviewing and investigating different aspects of bladder and bowel management therapy in this group.

You will find a summary from these articles in this blog post!

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Topics: Science Alert, Neurogenic bladder, Spina Bifida, Neurogenic bowel