M. Macaulay

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate all disposable pull-up-style pads (pull-ups) designed for children with learning and or physical disabilities and compare these with a representative sample of disposable diapers (diapers). DESIGN A multicenter randomized crossover trial where all children evaluated each product. SETTING AND CHILDREN: A total of 61 community dwelling(More)
This article describes a pilot study to evaluate washable (or reusable) absorbent garments for adults with moderate to heavy urinary incontinence. The article will describe: The study process; How the individual products performed and how the washable and disposable products compared; How nurses can enable their patients to use washable products(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the performance of reusable absorbent body-worn products for adults with moderate/heavy urinary incontinence, compare their performance with a group of equivalent disposable products, and establish the need for a larger statistically robust study. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Ten men and 4 women living in(More)
AIMS This study compared the performance of the four main designs of absorbents for men with light incontinence: pouches (shields), leafs (guards), washable pant with integral pad (pantegral), and small disposable pad. MATERIALS AND METHODS We did a multiple crossover trial. Men with light urinary incontinence were recruited. All pouches and leafs(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the performance of three continence management devices and absorbent pads used by men with persistent urinary incontinence (>1 year) after treatment for prostate cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Randomised, controlled trial of 56 men with 1-year follow-up. Three devices were tested for 3 weeks each: sheath drainage system, body-worn(More)