incontinence

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incontinence

[in′känt·ən·əns]
(medicine)
Inability to control the natural evacuations, as the feces or the urine; specifically, involuntary evacuation from organic causes.
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5 minutes long, provides information about basic anatomy and physiology of the male urogenitary system focusing on the pelvic floor, information about why RP may affect urinary continence, internal views of the pelvic floor during a PFM contraction, and external visual cues for participants, showing a correct PFM contraction.
Early initiation of toilet training for urine was associated with early urinary continence and does not appear to be associated with bladder dysfunction.
Preservation of putative continence nerves during radical retropubic prostatectomy leads to more rapid return of urinary continence.
15) Preservation of maximal MUL is necessary to regain urinary continence, but it is affected by clinical factors, surgeon experience, and surgical technique.
In Table 1, the descriptive characteristics of the men are outlined including age, functional urinary continence outcomes, and the different variables for pathologic stage (Gleason, PSA, and T stage as well as surgical techniques and approaches).
That %70 women with urinary incontinence and %40 of women with urinary continence had flat foot.
Urinary continence - assessment, currently available treatment, and adjunct use of catheters and collecting devices.
Written by nursing and other specialists from Europe, Australia, and China, the 15 chapters present common areas of care, including delirium, palliative care, urinary continence, physical activity, hearing problems, low mood and depression, nutrition, pain, healthcare associated infections, and pressure ulcers, and stress the connections between practice, theory, evidence, and values, with some case studies.
However, the latest study suggests that the new laser technology used with robotic prostate cancer surgery may reduce the risk of damaging the crucial nerves necessary for erections and urinary continence.