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Urinary incontinence in older adults receiving home care diagnosis and strategies.
INTRODUCTION Urinary incontinence (UI) is a major health problem mostly affecting older people. With the shift toward healthcare delivery in the home setting, it is necessary for home healthcareExpand
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Prevalence of urinary incontinence and associated risk factors in nursing home residents: A systematic review
To determine not only prevalence rates of urinary incontinence (UI) in nursing home residents but also factors influencing these prevalence rates, and to provide an overview of risk factorsExpand
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Monitoring quality of care in nursing homes and making information available for the general public: state of the art.
OBJECTIVE To improve quality of care, nursing homes need to assess and monitor their performance. This study aims to gain insight in the availability and contents of publicly accessible qualityExpand
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The role of the nurse in community continence care: a systematic review.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a condition that is associated with decreased quality of life. Apart from this impact on quality of life, UI is also a very costly problem. It is recognised that 'usualExpand
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The reliability of diagnosis using store-and-forward teledermatology
We compared diagnoses made by a teledermatologist from digital photographs and patient histories sent from general practitioners using a store-and-forward technique and those made by anotherExpand
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Effects of Introducing a Specialized Nurse in the Care of Community‐Dwelling Women Suffering From Urinary Incontinence: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Purpose Urinary incontinence (UI) often remains inadequately treated. In the literature, there are indications that continence nurses' diagnoses and treatment advices are beneficial in terms ofExpand
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Effects of the implementation of an evidence-based program to manage concerns about falls in older adults.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Concerns about falls and related activity avoidance are common in older people. A multicomponent program reduced these concerns and increased daily activity among older people inExpand
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Prevalence of urinary incontinence among community-dwelling adults receiving home care.
We conducted a cross-sectional survey in 2005 to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with urinary incontinence (UI) in adults receiving home care. Of the 2,866 patients surveyed, 46%Expand
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Prevalence of undiagnosed urinary incontinence in women is 53% in the preceding year and 39% in the preceding week in a US managed-care population
Commentary on: WallnerLPPortenSMeenanRT. Prevalence and severity of undiagnosed urinary incontinence in women. Am J Med 2009;122:1037–42.
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Quality systems to improve care in older patients with urinary incontinence receiving home care: do they work?
Objective To gain insight into the use of quality systems to improve urinary incontinence (UI) care in older adults receiving home care and to assess the associations between these quality systemsExpand
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