Urinary & Fecal Incontinence 2ed
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Dodał/a książkę:Wojciech Polak
URINARY AND FECAL INCONTINENCE, Nursing Management, provides equal coverage of both urinary and fecal incontinence. It presents the most current and relevant information needed by health professionals caring for patients with an incontinence problem.This text focuses on multidisciplinary incontinence management to ensure each patient is offered comprehensive evaluation, accurate diagnosis, and appropriate treatment. Each section begins with a review of normal physiology and then describes common pathophysiologic processes; subsequent chapters on assessment and management are based on the preceding discussion of normal physiology and potential alterations. This text is designed to strengthen and broaden the clinician's knowledge base in the areas of physiology, common pathophysiologic mechanisms, and available treatments.* 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.