96% of SCI patients at risk of UTI – can this be avoided?

Publicerad av Anna Dulén, 2020-09-10 09:00

This is the first study performed in Nepal to identify the rate of intermittent catheterization (IC) continuation after a rehabilitation program, among individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI). 

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How to choose the best TAI system?

Publicerad av Anna Dulén, 2020-08-13 09:00

Choosing the optimal irrigation system for each individual may dictate success and long-term adherence, but the choice can be overwhelming.

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Ämne: transanal irrigering, scientific article

How to read a scientific article

Publicerad av Anna Dulén, 2020-07-09 09:00

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.

Created by clinical professionals, this checklist outlines the criteria to look for when gauging the quality of a published study. Here's some of the topics covered:

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Ämne: science alert, scientific article, clinical evidence

Survey: Fear of infection among SCI injured during COVID-19

Publicerad av Anna Dulén, 2020-06-11 09:00

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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Ämne: ryggmärgskada, COVID19

Which bladder management method is best for Urinary Tract Infection prevention?

Publicerad av Anna Dulén, 2020-05-11 09:00

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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Ämne: ren intermittent kateterisering (RIK), urinvägsinfektioner