SCI Everything - Caregivers (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
8M ago
In this podcast, we talk about caregiving in the era of COVID-19. Join us as we discuss planning and preparedness, peer support and outreach, and responses to mental health distress and creative strategies for coping. We also get to hear from a family member who has been providing care to an individual with spinal cord injury, and learn more about her experience in taking on a caregiving role, as well as the challenges she’s faced during the current pandemic. This is SCI Everything, Episode 04, COVID-19 Series You can also enjoy this episode in a video version (YouTube): https://youtu.be/XFcY ..read more
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SCI Everything - Cleaning Urinary Catheters (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
8M ago
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) living are concerned about urinary catheter availability and alternatives to clean and re-use. John Shepherd, a Ph.D. student at the Rehab Science Institute – UToronto and founder of SCI University, and Hannah Hollett, a talented Registered Nurse at the Toronto Rehab Lyndhurst Centre, discuss how to deal with catheters, methods for cleaning and re-use, and what to do when new prescriptions are needed. Please SUBSCRIBE and share it widely! You can also enjoy this episode in a videocast version on YouTube: ht ..read more
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SCI Everything - Respiratory Care (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
8M ago
This inaugural videocast discusses respiratory care for people with spinal cord injury during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Please, leave comments and share!   We also have a Youtube videocast version that you can find at: https://youtu.be/H5NLWQL4WIs Questions:  Question 1 - Am I at a greater risk for COVID-19 if I have an SCI? 2:15  Question 2 – Do comorbidities (ie diabetes, hypertension, obesity, etc) increase the chances of having a more severe form of COVID-19? 5:04  Question 3 - Would you recommend home care providers to wear masks all the time? 9:54  Questio ..read more
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SCI Everything - Taking care of respiratory equipment (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
8M ago
Dr. Colleen O'Connell (Physician, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation - Fredericton) and Beth Knowles (Respiratory Therapist, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation - Fredericton) discuss how to take care of respiratory equipment during the pandemic. We also have a videocast version that you can find at: Youtube:  1. I use a BiPAP/CPAP – how should I be keeping my equipment clean? 1:42 a. Can I use cleaning products on foam masks? 3:05 2. Respiratory equipment can generate aerosols and may potentially help to spread COVID-19. Should I keep using them? 3:48 3. What should patients be d ..read more
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SCI Everything - Caregivers (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
3y ago
In this podcast, we talk about caregiving in the era of COVID-19. Join us as we discuss planning and preparedness, peer support and outreach, and responses to mental health distress and creative strategies for coping. We also get to hear from a family member who has been providing care to an individual with spinal cord injury, and learn more about her experience in taking on a caregiving role, as well as the challenges she’s faced during the current pandemic. This is SCI Everything, Episode 04, COVID-19 Series You can also enjoy this episode in a video version (YouTube): https://youtu.be/XFcY ..read more
Visit website
SCI Everything - Cleaning Urinary Catheters (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
3y ago
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) living are concerned about urinary catheter availability and alternatives to clean and re-use. John Shepherd, a Ph.D. student at the Rehab Science Institute – UToronto and founder of SCI University, and Hannah Hollett, a talented Registered Nurse at the Toronto Rehab Lyndhurst Centre, discuss how to deal with catheters, methods for cleaning and re-use, and what to do when new prescriptions are needed. Please SUBSCRIBE and share it widely! You can also enjoy this episode in a videocast version on YouTube: ht ..read more
Visit website
SCI Everything - Respiratory Care (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
3y ago
This inaugural videocast discusses respiratory care for people with spinal cord injury during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Please, leave comments and share!   We also have a Youtube videocast version that you can find at: https://youtu.be/H5NLWQL4WIs Questions:  Question 1 - Am I at a greater risk for COVID-19 if I have an SCI? 2:15  Question 2 – Do comorbidities (ie diabetes, hypertension, obesity, etc) increase the chances of having a more severe form of COVID-19? 5:04  Question 3 - Would you recommend home care providers to wear masks all the time? 9:54  Questio ..read more
Visit website
SCI Everything - Taking care of respiratory equipment (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
3y ago
Dr. Colleen O'Connell (Physician, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation - Fredericton) and Beth Knowles (Respiratory Therapist, Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation - Fredericton) discuss how to take care of respiratory equipment during the pandemic. We also have a videocast version that you can find at: Youtube:  1. I use a BiPAP/CPAP – how should I be keeping my equipment clean? 1:42 a. Can I use cleaning products on foam masks? 3:05 2. Respiratory equipment can generate aerosols and may potentially help to spread COVID-19. Should I keep using them? 3:48 3. What should patients be d ..read more
Visit website
SCI Everything - Caregivers (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
3y ago
In this podcast, we talk about caregiving in the era of COVID-19. Join us as we discuss planning and preparedness, peer support and outreach, and responses to mental health distress and creative strategies for coping. We also get to hear from a family member who has been providing care to an individual with spinal cord injury, and learn more about her experience in taking on a caregiving role, as well as the challenges she’s faced during the current pandemic. This is SCI Everything, Episode 04, COVID-19 Series You can also enjoy this episode in a video version (YouTube): https://youtu.be/XFcY ..read more
Visit website
SCI Everything - Cleaning Urinary Catheters (COVID-19)
SCI Everything
by Matheus Wiest
3y ago
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) living are concerned about urinary catheter availability and alternatives to clean and re-use. John Shepherd, a Ph.D. student at the Rehab Science Institute – UToronto and founder of SCI University, and Hannah Hollett, a talented Registered Nurse at the Toronto Rehab Lyndhurst Centre, discuss how to deal with catheters, methods for cleaning and re-use, and what to do when new prescriptions are needed. Please SUBSCRIBE and share it widely! You can also enjoy this episode in a videocast version on YouTube: ht ..read more
Visit website

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