Articles and Webinars

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11 Articles

Anatomy & Physiology
  1. 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.

  2. Important aspects to consider for reducing risks of UTI’s 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Urinary system - male anatomy and physiology

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    The Urinary System is responsible for the eliminating of waste and extra fluid in the body, by making and excreting urine.

  5. The function of the bowel

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    In this article you will find a good start on your learning about the bowel with a summary of the function of the digestive system, the organs involved and its neurological control.

  6. Urinary system

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    The urinary system is responsible for the eliminating of waste and extra fluid in the body, by making and excreting urine.

  7. Urinary bladder function

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    The bladder is a hollow muscular organ in the pelvis, just above and behind the pubic bone. The bladder has two main functions which are the storage and emptying of urine.

  8. Neurogenic bowel dysfunction

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    The descending colon and the rectum are the final stage of the human intestine system. Normally the rectum is relatively empty. Stools do not enter the rectum continuously, but as mass movements

  9. Urinary system anatomy and physiology

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    Learn about the anatomy of the urinary system, the functions of the upper & lower urinary tract, and the bladder physiology and micturition cycle

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