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Best practice recommendations for bladder management in spinal cord-afflicted patients in South Africa

F Theron, V Wilson, E Scriba, R Campbell, M van Zyl, D Terry, A Visser, G Louw, A Seirlis

Abstract


Recent research on the standard of care and related quality of life of the spinal cord-afflicted community in South Africa (SA) has revealed significant gaps in practice, and challenges regarding levels of care and access to services and supplies specifically related to the neurogenic bladder


Authors' affiliations

F Theron, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa; Muelmed Rehabilitation Centre, Pretoria, South Africa; Tshwane Rehabilitation Centre, Pretoria, South Africa; Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

V Wilson, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa;Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

E Scriba, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa;Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

R Campbell, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa;Department of Urology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

M van Zyl, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa;Life Pasteur Rehabilitation Unit, Bloemfontein, South Africa

D Terry, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa; Muelmed Rehabilitation Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

A Visser, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa; Muelmed Rehabilitation Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

G Louw, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa; QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA), Durban, South Africa

A Seirlis, Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA), South Africa; QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA), Durban, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2019;109(2b):.

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Date submitted: 2019-03-11
Date published: 2019-03-11

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