Nursing intervention to enhance efficacy of home practice of pelvic floor muscle exercises in treating mixed urinary incontinence

@article{Ng2007NursingIT,
  title={Nursing intervention to enhance efficacy of home practice of pelvic floor muscle exercises in treating mixed urinary incontinence},
  author={Shashkova Ng and Tzu-Li Lin and Su-Jung Chang and Hongli Tai and S W Hu and Gin-Den Chen},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={637-642}
}
This study was conducted to evaluate nursing intervention to enhance the efficacy of a home-based pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) in treating mixed urinary incontinence among a community-based population. Eighty-eight women with mixed incontinence were recruited for this study and were asked to practice PFME at home as instructed. A registered nurse monitored the study group via telephone checkups twice a week. The Symptoms (LUTS) Questionnaire and a disease-specific questionnaire of impact… CONTINUE READING

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