Intermittent Catheterization with a three-year-old
Most riders guide their horse with their legs, but Evie has no sensation from the knees down, as she was born with a form of Spina Bifida. It affects her balance, but that doesn’t stop her from riding Daisy. It also impairs Evie’s bladder and bowel function, so she uses urinary catheters to empty her bladder.
Functional constipation affects the QoL of children
This review underscores the negative impact of constipation on children’s well-being and identifies factors associated with lower health-related quality of life in children. In this systematic review, Vriesman and co-worker’s have pooled together and analyzed data from several studies on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children with functional constipation using the PedsQL questionnaire. The effect of bowel dysfunction on children can be measured by the questionnaire that includes social, emotional, school, physical and psychosocial factors. The PedsQL score were significantly reduced in children with functional constipation compared to healthy controls. However, within the group of children with the functional constipation symptoms of fecal incontinence did not affect the HRQoL.
Wellspect at ISCoS 2020!
As a proud sponsor of the first ever virtual ISCoS Meeting, Wellspect welcomes you to meet our avatar and visit our virtual booth on September 1st - 5th, 2020. For the 59th year, ISCoS – the international spinal cord society annual scientific meeting – will pursue its mission to foster education, research and clinical excellence in matters relating to SCI. This year, due to the unusual circumstances, the meeting will be taking place in a new shape – ISCoS 2020 will be fully digital! During 5 days we will meet online for virtual lectures and workshops, sharing the latest discoveries within the field.
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