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OT’s Role in Implementing a Bowel and Bladder Program Following Spinal Cord Injury

Inside the Episode

Jess and Natalie interview Patty Antcliff about OT’s role in implementing a bowel and bladder program following spinal cord injury. Patty shares her expertise in relevant adaptive equipment and techniques that help individuals achieve independence with bowel and bladder management. She also shares strategies for patient and family training, and some tips for addressing the psychosocial aspects of facilitating independence with bowel and bladder management following a traumatic injury. Strategies are addressed for both pediatric and adult populations.

 

References:

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/kidney-disease/kidneys-how-they-work

https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/continence/comparing-indwelling-and-intermittent-catheterisation/5020256.article

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/neurogenic-bladder

https://www.bladderandbowel.org/surgical-treatment/suprapubic-catheter/

http://www.myshepherdconnection.org/sci/bowel-care/function-after-sci

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-neonatal-icu-gets-a-makeover-1498443000

Resources:

Neurogenic Bowel: What You Should Know

Bladder Management Following Spinal Cord Injury: What You Should Know

Digital Stimulation

 

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