Urinary Incontinence in Frail Older Adults Urinary Incontinence in Frail Older Adults

This review explores the cause of urinary incontinence in the frail elderly population, and looks at how these patients are best assessed and managed.Urologic Nursing
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​​BY STUART ETENGOFF, DO, &ABDULLAH ​BOKHARI​, AB, DOA 20-year-old Caucasian man presented via EMS with a chief complaint of withdrawal from ketamine and secondary complaints of abdominal pain, blood in his urine, and painful urination with urgency for two days.He said he had been using ketamine intravenously daily for the past five days, up to 35 grams over the past week. His last use was 24 hours prior to presentation to the ED. He stated that he had been using ketamine regularly for four years and that he has used it intravenously, orally, and intranasally.He reported a history of ADHD and a family hist...
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Boston Scientific has prevailed in a Massachusetts jury trial involving its Pinnacle and Obtryx pelvic mesh devices.  The jury found that Boston Scientific was not negligent in the design of the pelvic mesh products and did not fail to warn patients of the risks associated with the devices. The jury also concluded that the devices were not defectively designed and that the company did not fail to adequately warn the plaintiff's doctor of the risks. Nevada resident Ana Martinez and her husband Jose sued Boston Scientific in August 2012 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. According to the complaint, Ana Martinez suffere...
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2018 is held between 18-24 June and is a global initiative run by theWorld Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP), with the approval of theInternational Continence Society (ICS). The vision is to help improve health, wellness and quality of life for those with continence issues, and to further establish awareness of bladder weakness, pelvic pain and other conditions that impact on the lives of patients and carers.Cochrane Incontinence works with authors to prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interventions for incontinence, including prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The...
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SummaryBackgroundFistula in ano causes significant morbidity and affects patients ’ quality of life (QOL). A validated five-point Crohn’s Disease Perianal Activity Index (CDAI) has been reported, but there is no validated QOL/disease activity measure for patients with cryptoglandular sepsis (CS).MethodsWe recruited 20  CS patients with active perianal sepsis requiring surgical intervention, who completed questionnaires of quantitative scores including the CDAI, the Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life (FIQOL), St. Mark’s Incontinence Score, and the 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-36). Qu...
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Abstract Introduction A significant number of emergency general surgical admissions occur in older patients. Clinical decision making in this group is challenging and current risk prediction tools extrapolate data from cohorts of younger patients. This is the first UK study to examine risk factors predicting in-hospital mortality in older acute surgical patients undergoing comprehensive geriatric assessment. Methods This was a prospective study of consecutive patients aged ≥75 years admitted non-electively to general surgery wards between September 2014 and February 2017 who were reviewed by an elderly medicine...
Source: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Ann R Coll Surg Engl Source Type: research
This article is intended to describe good counseling for women undergoing urogynecological surge ry and to suggest optimal methodologies for implementation.
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AbstractIntroduction and hypothesisWe evaluated patients ’ perception and satisfaction with nonsurgical pulsed magnetic stimulation (PMS) for treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial.MethodsWomen with SUI (n = 120) were randomized to either active or sham PMS for 8 weeks (twice/week). Patients answered seven questions on their perception and acceptability, each measured on a 5-point Likert scale. Treatment satisfaction was assessed using two parameters: (i) the single-item question “Overall, pleas e rate how satisfied you are with ...
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Conclusion Pelvic floor muscle training increases pelvic floor muscle strength more in women who are not using hormone therapy than in women using hormone therapy. Trial registration ClinicalTrials.gov NCT02549729. [Ignácio Antônio F, Herbert RD, Bø K, Rosa-e-Silva ACJS, Lara LAS, Franco MdM, Ferreira CHJ (2018) Pelvic floor muscle training increases pelvic floor muscle strength more in post-menopausal women who are not using hormone therapy than in women who are using hormone therapy: a randomised trial. Journal of Physiotherapy XX: XX–XX]
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Publication date: July 2018 Source:European Urology Supplements, Volume 17, Issue 5 Author(s): J. Volotovska, Z. Pilsetniece, E. Vjaters
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