The management of neurogenic bladder and quality of life in spinal cord injury.

  title={The management of neurogenic bladder and quality of life in spinal cord injury.},
  author={Ja Hyeon Ku},
  journal={BJU international},
  volume={98 4},
the Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems of Care, 81% report some degree of impaired bladder function at 1 year after injury [2]. The loss of normal bladder function in patients with SCI is disabling and results in a greater risk of urinary tract deterioration, giving rise to significant morbidity and occasionally to mortality [3]. Lundqvist et al. [4] found that urinary incontinence reduced self-reported QoL among individuals with SCI. Similarly, Westgren and Levi [5] found lower QoL to be… CONTINUE READING


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