Urinary dysfunction: assessment and management in stroke patients

K. Jamieson*, Marian Brady, C. Peacock

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Continence care is a high priority during the rehabilitative process following stroke. Effective continence care can significantly improve the quality of life of patients and carers. A lack of knowledge and understanding of the likely causes of incontinence can lead to a failure to adopt the correct care strategies, which may in turn cause incontinence. Nurses are given little training and support in continence care, yet a basic level of training and the ability to assess potential problems may improve rehabilitation progress and outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-55
Number of pages7
JournalNursing Standard
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2010


  • stroke
  • nursing
  • rehabilitation


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