Stress Incontinence Causes and Treatments
Urinary incontinence is a medical condition that has significant negative effects on a person’s quality of life. There is the social stigma, the self-conscience concerns or odor, financial hardship, and associated medical problems such as skin break down and infections. Affected individuals often delay seeking treatment due to shame and embarrassment or due to lack of health insurance, which is a concern that is growing in today’s downward spiral with the economy. Worries regarding of lost wages from lengthy hospital stays. Urinary incontinence is not a normal part of the aging process. This condition has multiple etiologic factors.

Course Publication Date: November 10, 2009

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Author:Lorie Mercer RN. BSN
Course No:SI111009
Contact Hours:1.00
Category:Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2012.

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