'I'd rather just go on as I am'--pelvic floor care preferences of frail, elderly women in residential care
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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.
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Citation: Urol Nurs. 2008 Feb;28(1):36-47.
O'Dell, Katherine K.; Jacelon, Cynthia; and Morse, Abraham N., "'I'd rather just go on as I am'--pelvic floor care preferences of frail, elderly women in residential care" (2008). Obstetrics and Gynecology Publications and Presentations. 20.