Monthly Archive: May 2019

Showering with an Ostomy

Cómo ducharse con una ostomía

P: ¿Cómo puedo mantener mi bolsa de ostomía seca mientras tomo una ducha? Tengo una ostomía reciente y estoy preocupada con respecto a qué sucede si la oblea de mi ostomía se moja. ¿Esto afectará el cierre de mi ostomía? ¿Tienes algunos consejos para darme? Muchas gracias por tu ayuda y consideración, Karen H. R: Hola Karen,… Continue reading Cómo ducharse con una ostomía

Laura Cox, LPC
blenderized diet

FDA Study Addresses Concerns Regarding Blenderized Diets & ENFit

ENFit connectors were developed to prevent enteral misconnections; however, there are concerns about how blenderized diets flow through ENFit connectors.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
SCI Research

SCI Research Today: A Room Full of Scientists Share Their Work

Every year in May, scientists from all over the world travel to Salzburg, Austria to discuss their most recent discoveries in spinal cord injury research.

Aaron Baker
medical mesh

Pelvic Mesh Under Fire: What Should Individuals with Prolapsed Organs Do?

Last month, the FDA ordered the 2 remaining manufacturers of vaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse to stop sales. What's next? Here are things to consider.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
family picnic

Bolus/Syringe, Gravity, and Pump Feeds

While going home improves quality of life, it is a period of adjustment and learning. Discover what feeding style best fits your life.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
electrical field

New Research in Wound Care: Fighting Infection with Electrical Fields

New research out of Indiana University says electical fields to be useful for fighting infection. This technology can be used for wound care and beyond.

Shield HealthCare
Intestinal Blockage

Obstrucciones intestinales

Un bloqueo, también conocido como obstrucción intestinal, se produce cuando el intestino se obstruye, impidiendo el paso parcial o total del flujo intestinal.

Laura Cox, LPC
diabetic kidney disease

Study identifies enzymes that prevent diabetic kidney disease

A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center proved that certain biological protective factors play a role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in some people.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Alton Memorial Hospital Wound Center honored

Alton Memorial Hospital Wound Care Center Honored for Excellence

AMH physicians, leaders & clinicians gathered recently to celebrate the Center of Excellence Award, given to the AMH Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Illinois Spina Bifida Association

Connecting Through Spina Bifida: When Wendy Met Zaela

“I knew nobody else like me,” says Wendy, age 48. Then last fall she met Zaela. It was the first time Wendy met someone with the same level spinal lesion...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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