The costs of urinary incontinence in nursing homes.

@article{Ouslander1984TheCO,
  title={The costs of urinary incontinence in nursing homes.},
  author={Joseph G. Ouslander and Robert L. Kane},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1984},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={69-79}
}
A simple model was used to calculate the contribution of urinary incontinence (UI) to the costs of nursing home care. First-order costs are defined as the costs of managing UI: supplies, laundry, and labor. Second-order costs are defined as the costs of managing the complications of UI. Data were gathered from nursing homes, medical supply companies, and a… CONTINUE READING