Category list : Bladder care
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After a redesign of Scottish school nursing services led to patchy provision of support for children and young people with nocturnal enuresis, the ‘GIRFEC’ approach offers a template for standardising services
The case study of a man in his early 20s with continence problems illustrates how young adults need support and understanding to self-manage bowel and bladder issues
A charity is set to launch a guide to help parents and cares deal with the “huge challenge” of continence issues among children with learning disabilities and long-term physical conditions.
To avoid the risks associated with indwelling urinary catheters, an acute trust has increased the use of intermittent catheterisation by standardising bladder management
Continence problems not tackled in childhood are more likely to continue into adolescence with a potentially “devastating” impact on teenagers’ lives, according to a major new study.
A “glaring hole” in training that is failing to ensure nurses are taught bowel and bladder care is putting patients at risk, a group of MPs has warned.
“Got kidney stones? Ride a roller coaster! Study shows it is the most pain-free cost-efficient way to pass them,” says the Mail Online of a study carried out in the US which tested riding roller coasters as a way of passing kidney stones.
“The anti-diabetic drug pioglitazone raises the risk of bladder cancer by 63 per cent,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
NHS England has published guidance to help improve the care and experience of children and adults with continence issues, including a focus on educating health professionals.
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