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URINARY AND FECAL INCONTINENCE: NURSING MANAGEMENT presents the most current and relevant information needed by health professionals caring for patients with an incontinence problem. Focusing on multidisciplinary incontinence management, it covers each type of incontinence, addressing evaluation, pathology, presentation, and management of the condition. This comprehensive resource includes new chapters devoted to each type of incontinence, bowel and bowel and bladder dysfunction in children and research and clinical issues. In addition, chapters on assessment and continence services have been significantly expanded.
* Includes equal coverage of both urinary and fecal incontinence, providing a comprehensive continence resource. * Targets key concepts by providing self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter. * Provides comprehensive multiple choice questions at the end of the text to assist in preparing for the CWOCN or the CCN exam. * Contains a special section on pediatric conditions to address specific considerations and treatments for the pediatric patient. * Provides guidance in establishing continence services in a variety of settings, such as outpatient clinics and long-term care facilities. * Addresses each of the different types of incontinence (acute/transient, stress, urge, reflex, functional, retention with overflow, and intractable) in pathology, presentation, and management to provide a comprehensive review of each of the conditions and the appropriate management options. * Authored and reviewed by members of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). * Incorporates nursing assessment and management of incontinence to focus on the role of the continence nurse in providing optimal patient outcomes. * Examines the physiology of bladder and bowel function to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter. * Provides learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to guide the user. * Highlights important information in boxed format to enable the user to quickly focus on key points. * Contains illustrations and color plates which graphically illustrate conditions, procedures, and treatments.
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By Dorothy Doughty, RN, MN, ET
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Book Description Mosby Inc, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0801614449