Anna Mars

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Reducing complications and improving quality of care after prostate surgery: how use of urinary catheters effects outcome

Lähettäjä Anna Mars, 21.10.2021

Although urethral catheter placement is routine after surgical procedures of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), no guidelines inform duration of catheter use. Results from ratings provided by a multidisciplinary panel offer guidance in decreasing practice variation thereby reducing postoperative risks and improving the consistency and quality of care for patients undergoing surgery.

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What Healthcare Professionals should know about Autonomic Dysreflexia

Lähettäjä Anna Mars, 16.9.2021

Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a condition that may affect as many as 90% of spinal cord injured patients with injuries at or above the 6th thoracic vertebrae. This review aims to increase the knowledge and understanding of AD to ease management of the condition.

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Aihe: Neurogenic bowel, spinal cord injury (SCI)

The real risk factors for severe, febrile UTIs in SCI patients

Lähettäjä Anna Mars, 15.7.2021

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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Aihe: Catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI)

Efficacy of TAI with Navina Smart

Lähettäjä Anna Mars, 8.6.2021

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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Highlights from ACCT Let’s talk Society webinar

Lähettäjä Anna Mars, 25.5.2021

On May 20th, the second in a series of three ACCT Let’s talk… webinars took place with the purpose of Advancing Continence Care Together from a holistic perspective. With the contribution of Professor Anne Cameron, Dr. Ilan Koppen and Mrs Roberta Motta, renown lecturers and specialists, this second webinar looked at bladder and bowel management with a society focus. Here we share some highlights from the webinar, which you can also watch on-demand, using the link below. If you enjoyed Let’s Talk Society, make sure you don’t miss the next webinar Let’s Talk Self on June 17th! 

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Aihe: ACCT