Nancy Muller

Learn More
In the year 2000, an estimated 17 million community-dwelling adults in the United States had daily urinary incontinence (UI), and an additional 33 million suffered from the overlapping condition, overactive bladder. Estimates of the total annual cost of these conditions range up to 32 billion US dollar; the largest components are management costs and the(More)
Multiple-use nozzle jet injectors (MUNJIs), a type of needle-free injector, use a high-pressure stream to penetrate skin and deliver medicament. Concerns for their potential to transmit blood borne pathogens led to development of a hybrid MUNJI for use in mass immunizations. The HSI-500, referred to here as a protector cap needle-free injector (PCNFI),(More)
This study looked at the effects of select behavior change interventions on the purchase and the correct and consistent use of a locally fabricated top-lit updraft (TLUD) stove in Uganda. Behavior change interventions included training of community sales agents and village health team volunteers on household air pollution and correct use, referral of(More)
The socioeconomic problems of urinary and fecal incontinence di€er from culture to culture. Therefore, it is impossible to make a general statement that is valid for the whole world. Incontinence is not a life-threatening condition. Indeed, in many countries, in particular in developing countries, incontinence is not regarded as a problem by the general(More)
Change related to increased public awareness and health-seeking behavior for continence care is fueling the demand for innovation in technology and products. The National Association for Continence (NAFC) has been working to demystify the subject of continence by supporting credible consumer research, networking with other organizations to construct and(More)
Dr. Muller is the Executive Director, National Association For Continence (NAFC). Dr. Parker-Autry is a second year fellow/clinical instructor, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham. The NAFC is a national, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with(More)