Exploring older peoples' experiences of nocturia: a poorly recognised urinary condition that limits participation.

@article{Booth2010ExploringOP,
  title={Exploring older peoples' experiences of nocturia: a poorly recognised urinary condition that limits participation.},
  author={Joanne Booth and Margaret Lawrence and Kenneth O'Neill and Laura McMillan},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={765-74}
}
PURPOSE This study sought to understand the experience of living and coping with nocturia, from the perspective of community-living older men and women. METHOD Individual semi-structured interviews were undertaken with 32 older people with self-reported nocturia of twice nightly or more. RESULTS Four key characteristics of nocturia were identified. Nocturia was described as simultaneously debilitating, frustrating, distressing and puzzling. It impacted on sleep patterns and quality… CONTINUE READING

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