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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimizing Management of Urinary Tract Infections in Patients with Neurogenic Bladder through Improved Knowledge of Provider Practice and Patient-reported Outcomes
Principal Investigator:

Margaret Fitzpatrick

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $293,456
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract Chronic neurologic injuries and diseases such as spinal cord injury (SCI), multiple sclerosis (MS), and Parkinson's disease (PD) often cause chronic bladder dysfunction termed `neurogenic bladder' (NB). Over 400,000 people are estimated to be living with NB in the U.S. The VA provides a significant amount of services for these patient populations, due to its unique focus on coordinated, lifelong care for Veterans with complex, chronic disabling conditions. Urin...

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