Articles and Webinars

Whether you are a carer, a specialist, or completely new to continence care, Wellspect Education provides learning resources for your level of expertise

18 Articles

Therapy
  1. How Catheter Features Affect the Risk of UTIs

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    In this informative short video (approx. 5 minutes), Susanne Vahr, a registered nurse and senior researcher with nearly 30 years of experience in urology, dives deep into the complexities of urinary tract infections (UTIs).

  2. How multiple sclerosis affects the bladder

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    Short films which answer common questions asked by people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) about bladder dysfunction. These films are aimed at people with MS and uses language and explanations that you may find particularly useful when having discussions with someone who has MS or cares for someone with MS.

  3. Long-term use of TAI in MS

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    This is a summary of the published article Long-term efficacy and safety of transanal irrigation in multiple sclerosis by Passananti et al. 2016

  4. 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

  5. What is intermittent catheterization (IC)

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    Catheterization is perhaps one of the oldest urological procedures, dating back thousands of years ago. Using a urinary catheter is necessary when there is urine left in the bladder that cannot be emptied through normal voiding.

  6. Scientific review of transanal irrigation (TAI)

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    Transanal irrigation (TAI) is a well-documented and safe bowel management therapy. Today, compliance is the major issue with TAI therapy, and may be improved through greater knowledge of which patient is best suited for TAI. Patient training and close follow up with digital support during start up may also increase compliance.

  7. What is TAI?

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    Transanal irrigation, shortened TAI, may also be called retrograde, rectal or anal irrigation, which all refers to a minimal invasive technique to empty the bowel.

  8. Patient selection for TAI

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    Careful patient selection, supervised training and follow up are considered as essential factors to achieve an optimal result and long-term adherence of TAI.

  9. Webinar: TAI with Navina

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    In this webinar, Bev Collins, Clinical nurse lead, Wellspect, will tell you the most important information you need to know about transanal irrigation (TAI), how to use Navina Systems and some tips and tricks to improve adherence.

  10. Evaluating bowel dysfunction

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    Bowel dysfunction is surrounded by misconceptions and taboos that may interfere with treatment and result in self-medication that could be harmful to patient care.

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