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  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - New in Cochrane
    • Abstract: Miller, Jacinta
      Indwelling urinary catheter management and the treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis are the subjects of two most recent reviews published by the Cochrane Incontinence Group.`

      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - New Zealand news
    • Abstract: Zander, Jan
      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Calendar of events 2017
    • PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Perspectives: Nursing: Establishing a nurse-led
           continence clinic in outpatients
    • Abstract: Torr, Susan
      In 2015, a gap in service in the Surgical Outpatients Unit at Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) was recognised; the unit did not have a fast-track pathway for urology or gynaecology patients who were diagnosed with incontinence.

      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Stigma, insecurity and burden: Women's experience with
           postnatal urinary incontinence in a Malaysian population
    • Abstract: Mohd Yusoff, Dariah
      The aim of this study was to explore the impact of urinary incontinence on a woman's life as described by postnatal women in Kelantan, Malaysia. A descriptive, qualitative approach was used to collect data via semi-structured interviews with 12 women aged 18 to 45 years who were between three to five months post-partum. The women had reported persistent urinary incontinence. Analysis of data resulted in the identification of themes including the main theme "consequences of postnatal urinary incontinence" and three sub-themes "stigma", "insecurity" and "burden". Postnatal urinary incontinence can cause substantial medical, physical and psychosocial complications. It diminishes women's roles in the family and affects their ability to participate in cultural and religious activities such as the Muslim prayer schedule.

      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Continence care: Development and validation of the
           role profile of the nurse continence specialist
    • Abstract: Paterson, James; Ostaszkiewicz, Joan; Suyasa, I Gede Putu Darma; Skelly, Jennifer; Bellefeuille, Lesley
      Although nurses have specialized in the management of incontinence, bladder, bowel, and pelvic floor dysfunction for more than 30 years, there is a lack of awareness and underutilization of their role. This article describes a 6-year project to define, characterize, and validate a role profile of the Nurse Continence Specialist. Data collection used a 2-phase, mixed-methods design. Phase 1 of the project resulted in a draft Nurse Continence Specialist role profile and Phase 2 led to validation of the draft profile. The result was a broad consensus about what constitutes the specific skill set for Nurse Continence Specialist specialization within nursing.

      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Editorial
    • Abstract: Sherburn, Margaret
      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Case study: Urinary incontinence - the role of a
           pharmacist in an aged care residential medication management review
    • Abstract: Deeks, Louise; Naunton, Mark; Nahon, Irmina
      Polypharmacy and increased age are two risk factors for urinary incontinence for residents living in aged care facilities. To reduce this risk for older Australians living in residential aged care facilities, their general practitioner can make a referral to an accredited pharmacist for a Residential Medication Management Review. Medication reviews can address any drug-related problems related to urinary incontinence. We present a case study of a 76-year-old woman with multiple co-morbidities, whose prescribed medicines were reviewed two weeks after returning to her aged care facility from hospital. The medication reconciliation on admission to hospital had been suboptimal, leading to the duplication of medication prescribed to treat urinary incontinence, and this continued on her return to the aged care facility. The focus for the medication review was her worsening urinary incontinence and to decrease her Drug Burden Index, with the aim to reduce her confusion and falls risk. To improve the woman's symptoms, the pharmacist recommended changes to prescribed medications and some were accepted by the general practitioner. This case illustrates the benefits of a pharmacist being a member of the multidisciplinary team for treating urinary incontinence.

      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 2 - Australian news
    • Abstract: Cockerell, Rowan
      PubDate: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:11:56 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - Calendar of events 2017
    • PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - New Zealand news
    • Abstract: Zander, Jan
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - Australian news
    • Abstract: Cockerell, Rowan
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - Proceedings from Workshop 4, ICS 2016, Tokyo, Japan:
           Novel method of evaluating overnight urine characteristics in patients
           with nocturia
    • Abstract: Bower, Wendy F
      One of the aspects addressed in Workshop 4 was renal function in patients with nocturia. As with nocturnal enuresis in children, the symptom of interest depends upon the balance between kidney and bladder function and sleep mechanisms. Over-production of urine (polyuria), sub-optimal storage of urine (reduced voided volumes) or impaired sleep can all induce waking-to-void.

      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - An exploratory study of melatonin in children with
           nocturnal enuresis
    • Abstract: Waters, Karen A; Prentice, Bernadette; Caldwell, Patrina HY
      This exploratory study evaluated the use of melatonin to treat patients with nocturnal enuresis. Patients were seen at a tertiary paediatric outpatient clinic between February 2012 and March 2014. Data summarises results in children with nocturnal enuresis who returned for follow-up after being prescribed melatonin. Data collected from the medical records included: demographics, medical and sleep history, incontinence, any previous treatments and response to melatonin. Factors associated with treatment response are presented using descriptive statistics. A total of 39 children diagnosed with nocturnal enuresis were prescribed melatonin. Seven had no follow-up data so data for 32 patients are included. Most participants (94%) had not responded to prior treatment and had non-monosymptomatic enuresis (84%). Sleep problems were reported in all. After melatonin, 90.6% (29/32) reported sleeping better and 75% (24/32) became dry. In addition, 81.3% (26/32) now reporting waking to void, included: 80% (16/20) who used melatonin in conjunction with alarm training and 83.3% (10 of 12) who used melatonin without alarm therapy. Responders included 81.5% (22/27) who had previously failed alarm training and 95.5% (21/22) who previously failed desmopressin. This report of melatonin effectiveness as an adjunct for treating enuresis, suggests a need for additional studies to further define its role in the management of treatmentresistant enuresis.

      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - Faecal incontinence in older people in Australia and
           New Zealand: A narrative review
    • Abstract: Guinane, John; Crone, Rosie
      The aim of this narrative review is to describe current literature on faecal incontinence in older adults in Australia and New Zealand. The particular areas of the review are: prevalence, and the impact of faecal incontinence among older adults living in the community and in residential care facilities. Pubmed and Embase databases were searched for published articles relating to faecal incontinence in older adults in Australia and New Zealand. Several factors, including the use of various definitions and diagnostic tools, meant the studies found were unique and these heterogeneous results are presented as a narrative comparison. Nine publications were identified that examined the prevalence of faecal incontinence among older adults living in the community and in residential care facilities in Australia and New Zealand. They indicate a prevalence rate of 12-13% in the older population with a higher prevalence rate among older men and a prevalence rate of 50% of people living in residential aged care. There are various definitions of significant faecal incontinence and an international consensus definition used by researchers could improve future information. Five publications addressed either the aetiology; the impact or the diagnosis or assessment of faecal incontinence. In terms of diagnosis, the review found that the wider use of screening tools, in particular the Revised Faecal Incontinence Scale, may identify more people in the elderly population who have faecal incontinence. Important areas for future research in Australia and New Zealand are to better identify the prevalence of faecal incontinence in high-risk populations and to identify and provide more information about diagnostic tools that could be recommended for use in residential care facilities.

      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
  • Volume 23 Issue 1 - Editorial
    • Abstract: Sherburn, Margaret
      PubDate: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 23:44:00 GMT
       
 
 
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