Self-management of urinary and fecal incontinence

Wilde, Mary H, Bliss, Donna Z, Booth, Joanne, Cheater, Francine M and Tannenbaum, Cara (2014) Self-management of urinary and fecal incontinence. American Journal of Nursing, 114 (1). 38-45; quiz 47, 46. ISSN 1538-7488

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Abstract

Widely used by patients to control symptoms of chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and arthritis, self-management can also help patients with urinary or fecal incontinence. The authors discuss the principles of self-management, the behaviors and skills self-managing patients need to acquire, and the nurse's role in reinforcing their use. They then describe strategies that can be incorporated within the framework of self-management to control urinary, fecal, or dual incontinence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: fecal incontinence,humans,nurse's role,self care,self efficacy,urinary incontinence
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2014 15:42
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:15
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49425
DOI: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000441794.78032.f9

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