Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction

Rakesh Mishra, Bukkambudhi V. Murlimanju, Amit Agrawal

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The function of bladder and bowel continence is the first priority in patients with fracture of dorsolumbar spine and subsequent spinal cord injury. Adequate management of bowel and bladder dysfunction in neurological diseases is often the primary goal of neurorehabilitation A knowledge of bowel and bladder dysfunction can be very useful while managing patients with neurodegenerative disorders and neurotrauma. Inadequate treatment of bowel and bladder dysfunction is detrimental to health and interferes with other rehabilitation measures. This chapter aims to sensitize neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and other caregivers to patients suffering from neurological diseases and is not meant to deal with the subject exhaustively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRehabilitation in Neurotrauma
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent Concepts, Practices and Recommendations
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781685079567
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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