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Management of urinary problems caused by spinal cord injury

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Management of urinary problems caused by spinal cord injury

Abstract: The presenter provides a brief history of urinary problems for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and presents information based on his experiences in treating individuals with SCI on the importance of urinary problems caused by SCI. Explanations for how the bladder works and suggestions on choosing the best method of bladder drainage for males and females, urinary complications and screening tests, recommended candidates for surgery options along with advantages and disadvantages, and urinary tract infections and antibiotics are given. Two individuals with SCI talk about their experiences before and with the bladder management method they use. Questions are answered at the end of the presentation. Run time: 65 minutes.

NARIC Accession Number: O18627.  What's this?
Author(s): Burns, Stephen.
Project Number: H133N060033.
Publication Year: 2009.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BLADDER FUNCTION, CATHETERIZATION, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, IMPLANTS, MEDICAL TREATMENT, PARAPLEGIA, PATIENT EDUCATION, QUADRIPLEGIA, QUALITY OF LIFE, SPINAL CORD INJURIES, URINARY DISORDERS.