Promoting urinary continence with older people: key issues for nurses

Jo Booth, Suzanne Kumlien, Yuli Zang

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Abstract

Urinary incontinence is one of the most common and distressing of the conditions experienced by older people. It is not just associated with physical and cognitive frailty but also features significantly in the fit community living population. Urinary incontinence is known to be hidden and under-reported. Yet the needs of older people across the globe in relation to urinary incontinence will increase with the changing demography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-69
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Older People Nursing
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009

Keywords

  • urology
  • behavioural therapy
  • the elderly
  • older people
  • urinary continence

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