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  1. Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) – What Is It, Causes and Symptoms

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    Bev Collins, Clinical nurse lead, Wellspect, explains what Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) is, talks through some of the main causes or triggers of this syndrome and what the symptoms of AD are.

  2. Common Challenges with SCI Bladder and Bowel Care

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    Debbie Green, spinal cord injury specialist lead, SIA, addresses some of the issues facing someone with a spinal injury with their bladder and bowel care.

  3. Transanal Irrigation - Your Questions Answered

    Jessica Aparo, Pelvic Floor Specialist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, answers the questions about Transanal Irrigation, most frequently asked by nurses and patients.

  4. Hints and Tips When Starting TAI

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    Jessica Aparo, Pelvic Floor Specialist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, talks about supporting a patient in the first few weeks after starting therapy.

  5. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction webinar

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    In this webinar you will hear from Consultant Physiotherapist Julia Herbert talking on pelvic floor dysfunction, the associated symptoms and the management options that are available.

  6. Urinary Tract Infections - A Sequential Explanation

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    Urinary tract infections are complex and occur as a result of interactions between the uropathogen and host and involves several processes as well as many different risk factors. The most common bacteria found to cause UTIs is Escherichia coli (E. coli), about 90 percent of the time. Watch this descriptive stepwise animation for a clear understanding of the sequential process of how a UTI occurs.

  7. Important Aspects to Consider for Reducing Risks of UTIs in Catheter Users

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    Intermittent catheterization is the gold standard for bladder management, however there is an increased risk for urinary tract infections (UTIs) compared to natural bladder emptying. To help avoid getting UTI’s there are special catheter requirements to consider, and not all catheters are the same. Watch this short, descriptive animation demonstrating the optimal conditions for gentle and successful catheterization to avoid complications such as UTIs.

  8. TAI - A Solution for Constipation and Faecal Incontinence

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    Constipation and faecal incontinence are bothersome symptoms of bowel dysfunction, often more common than talked about. Management of these symptoms is complex and conservative methods do not always improve them.

  9. Transanal Irrigation Webinar – Patient Assessment

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    Jessica Aparo, Pelvic Floor Specialist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, talks about the assessment of patients being considered for Transanal Irrigation.

  10. Bladder and Bowel Problems in MS Patients

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    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Liam Rice addresses key questions around Bladder and bowel management in MS

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