incontinence

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Related to functional incontinence: overflow incontinence, urge incontinence, reflex incontinence

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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There are four types of chronic incontinence: Detrusor overactiviey (urge) incontinence, stress incontinence, overflow incontinence, and functional incontinence.
Functional incontinence occurs when you have physical conditions that increase the time it takes for you to get to the bathroom.
This article will focus on prevention and management of functional incontinence and the skin problems, dermatitis and pressure ulcers related to it.
FUNCTIONAL INCONTINENCE Incontinence occurs not as a This occurs frequently in older result of bladder problems but adults who have nor-mal bladder due to the inability to get to control but are delayed in getting the bathroom on time.
Functional incontinence is a term used to describe urinary leakage that occurs due to problems not directly related to the bladder.
Functional incontinence is when an individual is physically unable to reach the toilet due to physical mobility deficits or environmental barriers.

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