Nicole Nagelkop, Mariana Bonetto; Intermittent Self-Catheterization (ISC) in Tetraplegia: Level of Assistance According to Motor Level. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311505087. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO2003
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Date Presented 04/04/19
Training patients with spinal-cord injury on the use of a bladder management method is essential for the independence in self-care. Intermittent self-catheterization (ISC) decreases the presence urinary tract lesions. There have been good results in patients with a C6 motor level, despite upper-limb impairment. The aim of this study is to explore the level of assistance in ISC that tetraplegic patients have received at discharge of the inpatient rehabilitation program in FLENI.
Primary Author and Speaker: Nicole Nagelkop
Contributing Authors: Mariana Bonetto
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