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incontinent

relating to or exhibiting involuntary urination or defecation
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In order to optimize the care provided for incontinent older people in long-term care it is necessary to ensure that the level of available expertise and experience in the care of incontinent residents is appropriate.
Nurse Brenda Gray and consultant gynaecologist Glyn Constantine, from Good Hope Hospital, fly out to Kamuli, in north Uganda, to operate on incontinent women made outcasts from their villages.
Pinxav (pronounced "pink salve") from Emjay Labs treats incontinent rashes, bedsores, heat rashes, minor burns, cuts, scrapes, and chafing.
In a study of 71 patients, only 14% were totally continent at the 69-month follow-up, while 54% remained incontinent for solid stool.
INCONTINENT elderly patients could be left lying in soiled beds because there are not enough staff to care for them properly, says a Coventry nurse.
By providing a restorative activity at that time, the residents are engaged in a productive way during shift change, diminishing the risks of falls, accidents, and incontinent episodes.
At follow-up, 14% of patients were totally continent, 30% were incontinent to gas or mucus, and 56% were incontinent to liquid or solid stool.
There is not enough evidence that pelvic floor electrical stimulation works in incontinent women to make a judgment as to its effectiveness, the Health Care Financing Administration's Medical and Surgical Advisory Panel concluded.
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We have examined 73 elderly incontinent patients (mean age 79 years) and 27 continent subjects (mean age 78 years) of similar cognitive status.
Resnick questions whether more sensitive screening and earlier intervention would truly benefit these men, especially since 25 percent of prostate cancer patients treated by surgery or chemotherapy become impotent and up to 10 percent become incontinent.
Contract notice: Supply of incontinence products and technical support services, training, monitoring of allocations and consumption, with cost per incontinent.