Title

'I'd rather just go on as I am'--pelvic floor care preferences of frail, elderly women in residential care

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Date

3-14-2008

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Aged; Aged, 80 and over; *Attitude to Health; Female; *Frail Elderly; Humans; Long-Term Care; Massachusetts; Needs Assessment; *Pelvic Floor; Quality of Life; *Residential Facilities; Urinary Incontinence

Disciplines

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abstract

Little is known about how frail, elderly women in assisted living and long-term care facilities view pelvic floor dysfunctions and treatments. Twenty-five residents reflect on these issues, and quality of life.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Urol Nurs. 2008 Feb;28(1):36-47.

Comments

Text of article is also available on Medscape News Today website.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

18335696