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- Authored and contributed by leaders in the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).
- Provides an in-depth review of the physiology of continence, the pathologic mechanisms producing incontinence, and current treatment options to facilitate optimal assessment and care.
- Features detailed assessment guidelines to help clinicians accurately identify causative and contributing factors, and implement of a comprehensive management plan.
- Discusses urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence in separate sections to address the special considerations for each in an organized, focused, easy-to-use format.
- Features individual, complete chapters for each of the following types of incontinence: stress, functional, reflex (neurogenic bladder), and overactive bladder (urge incontinence).
- Devotes separate chapters to Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence and Bowel and Bladder Management in Children to ensure comprehensive coverage of these topics.
- Offers life-span content to help clinicians provide appropriate care for patients in every stage of life.
- Includes self-assessment questions with answers and rationales for review and self-testing.
- Integrates multidisciplinary care throughout to highlight its importance in successful treatment.
- Features a new chapter on Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence that provides detailed information on this increasingly important aspect of incontinence.
- Includes content on the impact of spinal cord injury on bladder and bowel function.
2. Physiology of Voiding
3. Assessment and Management of Acute or Transient Urinary Incontinence
4. Pathology & Management of Stress Incontinence
5. Pathology & Management of Overactive Bladder
6. Pathology & Management of Functional Incontinence
7. Pathology & Management Reflex Incontinence/Neurogenic Bladder
8. Pathology & Management of Acute and Chronic Urinary Retention
9. Pathology & Management of Postprostatectomy Incontinence NEW!
10. Current Concepts in Catheter Management
11. Management of Urinary Incontinence: Skin Care, Containment Devices, Catheters, Absorptive Products
12. Assessment of Patient with Urinary Incontinence
13. Physiology of Bowel Function
14. Pathology & Management of Bowel Dysfunction
15. Assessment & Management of Patients with Fecal Incontinence and Related Bowel Dysfunction
16. Bowel and Bladder Management in Children