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Urinary incontinence affects 30-50% of childbearing women by age 40. Up to 63% of stress-incontinent women report their problem began during or after pregnancy. Pregnancy and childbirth are also risk factors for fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The trauma … Continue reading
By Catherine Matthews, MD One can only imagine how troubling it would be for an adult to lose control over either bladder or bowel function. When both occur together, the condition is referred to as “double incontinence”. The consequences of … Continue reading
By Debra Thayer, MS, RN, CWOCN Incontinence can be a frustrating and worrisome condition to live with on a day-to-day basis. Fortunately, skin irritation and odor are not inevitable and you can prevent these unwanted problems. Health care professionals have … Continue reading
At the beginning of a new year, one often resolves to tackle new goals or longstanding objectives that have received insufficient attention in past months or even years. But how often do we think about the needs of others rather … Continue reading
A Management Tool Incontinence products are a multi-billion dollar industry. Half of the shares of this market are in absorbent products. The National Association For Continence (NAFC) recently interviewed two staff members at care centers to learn more about the … Continue reading