Female Health Course

This course is devoted to women. It consists of a selection of articles to develop knowledge around caring for bladder management in women.

9 Items

  1. Urinary system dysfunctions

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    Illness, aging or injury, can lead to loss of bladder control by impacting the bladder’s ability to store and empty urine.

  2. Rectocele

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    A rectocele is a bulge in the anterior or posterior rectal wall, that traps stool resulting in incomplete emptying. In this article you will learn more about this common condition.

  3. Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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    Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) refers to a broad constellation of symptoms and anatomical changes related to abnormal function of the structures within the pelvic floor complex, which includes the supportive fibrous tissue called fascia, the blood and nerve supply and in particular the pelvic floor musculature.

  4. 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.

  5. Urinary Tract Infections – a troublesome issue

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    This webinar about CIC is divided into 3 different parts. Part 1 covers the fundamentals about CIC therapy, part 2 expands further about catheters and clean intermittent catheterization and importance of education. Part 3 covers the procedure, follow-up and discusses patient cases.

  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.

  • A catheter designed for every woman

    Women affected by bladder dysfunction often face gender-specific challenges. Besides the physical demands of female catheterization, women also experience more complications, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs).

    LoFric Elle not only makes it possible for more women to self-catheterize, it also strengthens their confidence and provides independence. LoFric Elle is for every woman.

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