How do you take a good x-ray of a patient with balance or mobility issues when they need support standing up, you have to operate the x-ray machine and the step they are standing on is small and unstable? The League of Friends’ latest purchase is the solution! Thanks to your donations, the x-ray department […]
The following articles is a clinical guideline for Urinary incontinence management for women, published 11th September 2013. You can download the guide from here
This product video tutorial by Jane Appleyard physiotherapist explains how to use the NeuroTrac MyoPlus Pro. This device provides single channel EMG, muscle stimulation and ETS (EMG triggered stimulation). To purchase the MyoPlus Pro, please visit our online shop – Click here
de Smit Medical Systems are proud to supply the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at Southmead Hospital with a brand new bladder scanner, generously supplied by the Bristol Area Cardiac Support Group.
Bladder problems in children can become an ongoing issue, even into their teenage years. Here’s some expert advice on how to tackle the sensitive subject in your family.
Don’t pass bad habits down the generations! Can you remember your mum telling you to go to the toilet ‘just in case’? It was usually a command that all the family obeyed before leaving the house. What about those other words of wisdom ‘It’s a good idea to stop and start when you’re weeing, it […]
You should try to understand that it’s not your child’s fault and they are not wetting the bed intentionally. It’s quite a common problem and in a typical class of 30 children aged between seven to nine years, a couple of them will wet the bed. It’s not something parents tend to chat about in the […]
Learn about how your child’s bladder works The bladder is a small muscular organ that is tucked in the front of the pelvis. It acts as a reservoir slowly collecting urine that’s filtered into it from the kidneys. So most of the time a bladder will have some urine in it, as it steadily fills […]
The Accident & Emergency Team at Southmead Hospital has been presented with a brand new Cubescan Biocon 700 Bladder Scanner, supplied by de Smit Medical Systems, courtesy of the Bristol Area Cardiac Support Group. The scanner enables staff to closely monitor and assess patients with cardiac failure to see if they have urine retention. Previously, […]