The State of the Science on Urinary Incontinence

  1. Found that this issue of AJN is dedicated to Bladder Health:

    AJN, American Journal of Nursing
    March 2003
    Volume 103 Number 3
    Pages 45 - 49

    The State of the Science on Urinary Incontinence

    The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Nursing; the Penn Center for Continence and Pelvic Health, Division of Urology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center; and AJN, in collaboration with the Center for Professional Development, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, held an invitational symposium in Philadelphia on July 12 and 13, 2002, to develop research priorities and clinical care and policy recommendations addressing the state of the art and science of continence promotion and the prevention, assessment, treatment, and management of urinary incontinence (UI) in adults, especially in vulnerable groups such as the elderly.

    Free Full article:
    Report from Philadelphia

    A Call to Action on UI
    How nurses can promote urinary continence.

    Bladder Matters: Changing UI Practice

    AJN CEU's available (for fee,most 6.5 contact hrs) include :
    Behavioral Interventions in Young and Middle-Age Women

    Discussion and Recommendations: Overcoming Barriers to Nursing Care of People with Urinary Incontinence

    Gender, Race, and Culture in Research on

    Treatment of Urinary Incontinence in Men and Older Women

    Urinary Incontinence in the Frail Elderly
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  3. by   cargal
    Quote from the article:

    "Advocate the right to continence, toileting, and access to toilet facilities. "

    Thanks for posting these articles. "Forced incontinence" in LTC has been an area of concern for me since nursing school.