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The role of biofeedback in Kegel exercise training for stress urinary incontinence.
This study examined the effectiveness of teaching pelvic floor exercises with use of bladder-sphincter biofeedback compared to training with verbal feedback based on vaginal palpation in 24 women… Expand
A staff management system for maintaining improvements in continence with elderly nursing home residents.
- L. Burgio, B. T. Engel, A. Hawkins, K. McCormick, A. Scheve, L. Jones
- Journal of applied behavior analysis
- 1 March 1990
We developed a staff management system for maintaining treatment gains achieved on a specialized continence unit located in a geriatric nursing home. Geriatric assistants learned to use a prompted… Expand
Operant conditioning of rectosphincteric responses in the treatment of fecal incontinence.
Six patients with severe fecal incontinence and manomctric evidence of external-sphincter impairment were taught to produce external-sphincter contraction in synchrony with internal-sphincter… Expand
Irritable bowel syndrome: physiological and psychological differences between diarrhea-predominant and constipation-predominant patients.
Patients with different irritable bowel symptoms and normal subjects were compared to determine whether subtypes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) could be distinguished on the basis of colonic… Expand
A descriptive analysis of nursing staff behaviors in a teaching nursing home: differences among NAs, LPNs, and RNs.
Various staff behaviors in a nursing home were sampled seven times a day, 5 days a week over 37 months and were coded separately for LPNs, RNs, and NAs. The behavior most frequently observed was… Expand
Prevalence, incidence and correlates of urinary incontinence in healthy, middle-aged women.
The prevalence, incidence and correlates of urinary incontinence were studied in a community-based sample of 541 healthy, middle-aged women 42 to 50 years old. Participants were evaluated on 2… Expand
Behavioral training for post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence.
We treated 20 men with persistent post-prostatectomy incontinence by biofeedback-assisted behavioral training procedures. Initially, scheduled 2-hour voiding resulted in a mean 33.1 per cent increase… Expand
Biofeedback Treatment of Fecal Incontinence in Geriatric Patients
Eighteen fecally incontinent geriatric patients were first treated for constipation as a possible cause of incontinence, and the 13 who remained incontinent were provided sphincter biofeedback… Expand
Normative patterns of diurnal urination across 6 age decades.
The patterns and frequency of diurnal urination were studied in 412 male and 244 female participants in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Men urinated less often (mean 4.8 voids per day)… Expand
Urinary incontinence in the elderly. Bladder-sphincter biofeedback and toileting skills training.
Behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence was given to 39 elderly outpatients; 19 had stress incontinence, 12 detrusor motor instability, and 8 urge incontinence without instability. Biofeedback… Expand