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.Read More
After a spinal cord injury, can we predict who will recover independent bowel management during the first year?
December 14, 2021
Neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) with symptoms of constipation and fecal incontinence is a common complication of traumatic spinal cord injury. In a new study, the aim was to identify factors that could predict the recovery of independent bowel function to assist clinicians in their prognosis of bowel function and to guide them to bowel management strategies useful for the patient.Read More
Topics: Bowel management, constipation, Spinal Cord Injury, neurogenic bowel dysfunction