The Future of the Journal: Spinal Cord
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
2d ago
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the future of Spinal Cord.  In this episode, our hosts Dr. Fehlings and Professor Anthony S. Burns welcome us to a new era of ISCoS’s flagship journal, Spinal Cord.  Conceptualised in 1963, Spinal Cord is a specialised, international journal that publishes peer-reviewed manuscripts, to showcase powerful medicinal insights and support those within the SCI community.  Appearing monthly, both online and in print, Spinal Cord invites contributions on spinal cord anatomy, physiology, injury and associated disease management, and importantly, improvi ..read more
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What role does the nurse have for successful bladder and bowel management?
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
3w ago
Send us a Text Message. Managing bladder and bowel health is a critical, yet often overlooked aspect of patient care, especially for those with spinal cord injuries (SCI).  In a recent podcast episode host, Tracey Tattam, a Nurse Educator at the Spinal Injuries Unit Queensland, Australia is joined by Josefin Oja, a nurse and urotherapist at the spinal cord injury department Umeå, Sweden and Maria Moschovou, a specialist rehabilitation nurse at the Linköping University Hospital Rehabilitation department. They discuss and explore factors important for being compliant with the therapy and l ..read more
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SCI Patient Perspectives: Life Before, During, and After Participation in SCI Clinical Research
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
2M ago
In this episode, guest host Dr Kimberley Monden explores the world of SCI clinical research and rehabilitation medicine, exploring patient perspectives and life before, during, and after participation in SCI clinical research with Dr Trumbower, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and Director of the spinal cord injury division at Spalding Rehab Hospital, and the director of the Inspire Lab at Spaulding Rehab Hospital.  We also have a participant, Arthur Holt, who will share his experience with Dr Trumbower of the ANEU ..read more
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How Women Can Support Their Bladder and Bowel Health from Youth to Later Years
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
3M ago
This webinar, in partnership with Wellspect, aims to raise awareness of these issues. Originally recorded as a webinar, we decided to release it as a podcast as well. We hope you enjoy listening. This episode will cover bladder and bowel management during the different stages of a woman's life, overcoming barriers to break the taboo in discussing such issues, the challenges and risks of becoming a mother with a spinal cord injury and the importance of a good bladder and bowel routine will have on your self-confidence all leading to empowerment and a better quality of life.  To do this ..read more
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Exploring Sexuality and Fertility After Spinal Cord Injury with Dr. Marcalee Alexander and Dr. Gianluca Sampogna
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
4M ago
This episode follows on from our previous webinar "Exploring Sexual Dysfunction," hosted by Francescapaola Polli, Enterology Product Manager for Wellspect in Italy. Returning guests Dr Marcalee Alexander and Dr Gianluca Sampogna provide invaluable guidance on overcoming sexual challenges and achieving fulfilling sexual lives after spinal cord injury. From discussing the role of sex toys in enhancing pleasure to emphasising the importance of bladder and bowel management for sexual activity, Drs Alexander and Sampogna offer practical advice and explore misconceptions surrounding sexual function ..read more
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Navigating SCI Care in Conflict with ISCoS Disaster committee members, Eric Weertz and Geraldine Jacquemin
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
5M ago
In this bonus episode, Eric Weertz and Geraldine Jacquemin discuss the work of the ISCOS Disaster Committee and the unique difficulties faced in conflict settings that they support, including developing the ISCoS SCI toolkit.  The opinions of our host and guests are their own; ISCoS does not endorse any individual viewpoints, given products or companies. If you enjoyed this podcast, please rate, review and subscribe with the podcast provider of your choice. This show is brought to you by ISCoS - you can follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn The SCI Care: What really Matters podcast aims to ..read more
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In conversation with Julian Taylor and Kathy Zebracki on setting up the first-ever Paediatrics SIG
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
6M ago
In this bonus episode, we sit down for a conversation with Kathy Zebracki, a clinical psychologist from Shriners Children's, Chicago, and Julian Taylor from Toledo's National Paraplegic Hospital in Spain to learn all about the first-ever paediatric spinal cord injury Special Interest Group (SIG) for ISCoS. Kathy and Julian reveal their ambitions of gathering an international team of experts to focus on this niche medical field, emphasising the need for a multidisciplinary approach. The opinions of our host and guests are their own; ISCoS does not endorse any individual viewpoints, given produ ..read more
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A conversation with Allen Heinemann, Jane Duff, Marcel Post, and Ashley Craig about a new research project on the length of stay for rehabilitation
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
6M ago
In this bonus episode, we talk about a new federally funded research project that involves ISCoS members Professors Allen Heinemann, Jane Duff, Marcel Post, and Ashley Craig.  They are working on an international comparative study of rehabilitation length of stay for people living with spinal cord injuries. What's the ultimate balance between prolonged stays and swift discharge for spinal cord injury patients? The opinions of our host and guests are their own; ISCoS does not endorse any individual viewpoints, given products or companies. If you enjoyed this podcast, please rate, review ..read more
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In conversation with the Praxis team at ISCoS 2023
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
8M ago
In this bonus episode, we spoke with Bill Barrable, Vanessa Noonan, John Chernesky and Barry Monroe of Praxis as they discuss the 62nd ISCoS scientific meeting and the role of their organisation in setting best practices for managing spinal cord injury and rehabilitation.  They also discuss the challenges and strategies of involving those with lived experience in planning and participation programs, particularly in regions with prevalent SCI.   We hope you enjoy listening.  The opinions of our host and guests are their own; ISCoS does not endorse any individual viewpoints, giv ..read more
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Empowering SCI Care: A Global Nursing Initiative with Debbie Green, Tracey Tattam, Veronika Geng and Letitia Graves
SCI Care: What Really Matters
by International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)
8M ago
Welcome to  SCI Care: What really Matters, Edinburgh conversations. This is a series of discussions recorded live during the #ISCoS2023 meeting.  Our guests include Debbie Green, the Chair of the Nurse Special Interest Group, Tracey Tattam, a renowned nurse educator, Veronika Geng from Germany, and Letitia Graves from Houston share valuable insights and their involvement in the International Spinal Court Society's Special Interest Group. One of the focal points of discussion is the group's innovative efforts to launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) designed to uplift SCI nursin ..read more
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