Exploring the Interface between LUTS and Bowel Management
SYMPOSIUM IS ORGANISED AND SUPPORTED BY Wellspect HealthCare- ACCT Talks
Anton Emmanuel (UK)
Professor of Neurogastroenterology and Consultant Gastroenterologist
Jalesh Panicker (UK)
Consultant Neurologist and Reader in Uro-Neurology
||Welcome and introduction to program
||Chair: Anton Emmanuel
||Co-existent LUT & bowel dysfunction – is it a problem?
||The essentials of a bowel management pathway
||Integrating bowel management with the management of LUT dysfunction – are there benefits?
||The different models for delivering bladder & bowel care – what really works?
- Reviewing the extent of the problem of co-existent LUT and bowel dysfunction.
- Educating on the essentials of a bowel management pathway: bowel symptoms are the primary source of distress to many patients with neurological and idiopathic pelvic floor dysfunction. Management plans are best based on pathophysiology and individual symptom burden. Successful management of bowel function improves urinary symptoms.
- Addressing how integrating bowel management in the care of patients can improve patient QoL, bowel dysfunction but also LUTS.
- Discussing and exploring different practical models of embedding bowel and bladder management in the care of patients.
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