Daily-living management of urinary incontinence: A synthesis of the literature

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Title Daily-living management of urinary incontinence: A synthesis of the literature
Author St John, Winsome; Wallis, Marianne; Griffiths, Susan; McKenzie, Shona
Journal Name Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing
Editor Mikel L Gray, Gary Mawyer
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United States
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Abstract This article is an integrative review of the research literature on daily-living anagement of urinary incontinence (UI) by people who live in the community. While most self-management literature investigates how people self-manage clinical treatments and therapies, this article focuses on how UI symptoms are managed in everyday living to maintain social functioning. Control of UI in everyday living is achieved using a range of strategies, which were identified and conceptualized as containing, restricting, concealing, and modifying. Understanding the strategies people use to manage UI in daily life will enable WOC and continence nurses to provide more appropriate and personally tailored advice.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://journals.lww.com/jwocnonline/pages/default.aspx
Copyright Statement Copyright 2010 Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. Published by LWW. This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Volume 37, Issue 1, 80-90. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal link for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 37
Issue Number 1
Page from 80
Page to 90
ISSN 1071-5754
Date Accessioned 2010-08-24
Language en_AU
Research Centre Population and Social Health Research Program; Menzies Health Institute Qld
Faculty Griffith Health Faculty
Subject Clinical Nursing: Tertiary (Rehabilitative)
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/34151
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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