Alex Cochran

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  • Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing…
  • 1998
PURPOSE To investigate the responses to urinary incontinence (UI) of older persons living in the community. DESIGN Detailed interviews were completed on a sample of 42 independent, community-dwelling persons who were at least 60 years of age. Nineteen participants reported UI, and their experiences are reported in detail. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Subjects(More)
This paper elucidates the experience and thinking behind our new web-based environment for asynchronous group deliberation: Deme (pronounced "deem"). Deme grew out of participation in and observations of group decision making and community democracy, and is being developed within a university-community partnership to enhance civic participation and to(More)
Don't ask, don't tell is the attitude of both patients and doctors toward symptoms of urinary incontinence (UI). This has serious fiscal implications for managed care, because the consequences of not treating the condition increase the annual cost of care by an estimated $3,941 per individual. Behavioral treatments have clinical efficacy of 87 percent, and(More)
Design choices can be clarified when group interaction software is directed at solving the interaction needs of particular groups that pre-date the groupware. We describe an example: the Deme platform for online deliberation. Traditional threaded conversation systems are insufficient for solving the problem at which Deme is aimed, namely, that the(More)
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