Costs of managing urinary and faecal incontinence in a sub-acute care facility: a "bottom-up" approach.

@article{Morris2005CostsOM,
  title={Costs of managing urinary and faecal incontinence in a sub-acute care facility: a "bottom-up" approach.},
  author={Alastair R Morris and Maria Theresa Ho and Helen Lapsley and Joan Walsh and Peter N Gonski and Kate H Moore},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={56-62}
}
AIMS To measure accurately the direct costs of managing urinary and faecal incontinence in the sub-acute care setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective observational study was undertaken in two sub-acute care units in a metropolitan hospital. A consecutive series of 29 consecutive patients with urinary and/or faecal incontinence, who were in-patients in a geriatric rehabilitation or sub-acute neurologic unit underwent routine timed voiding protocol, as per usual care. Face-to-face bedside… CONTINUE READING

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