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Are washable absorbents effective at containing urinary incontinence?

Macaulay, M; Clarke-ONeill, S; Fader, M; Pettersson, L; Cottenden, A; (2004) Are washable absorbents effective at containing urinary incontinence? Nurs Times , 100 (12) 58 - 62.

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Abstract

This article describes a pilot study to evaluate washable (or reusable) absorbent garments for adults with moderate to heavy urinary incontinence. The article will describe: The study process; How the individual products performed and how the washable and disposable products compared; How nurses can enable their patients to use washable products appropriately.

Type:Article
Title:Are washable absorbents effective at containing urinary incontinence?
Location:England
Language:English
Keywords:Adult, Aged, Equipment Reuse, Female, Humans, Hygiene, Incontinence Pads, Male, Middle Aged, Patient Satisfaction, Pilot Projects, Urinary Incontinence
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Medical Physics and Bioengineering

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