This session reviews the contributions of selected nurse researchers to non-invasive prevention and treatment of urinary incontinence. The demographics of the aging bladder population that stands to benefit from these approaches and the scientific foundation that may ultimately support a wide-spread public health initiative will also be discussed.
Describe the historical roots of incontinence research.
Review CDC report on prevalence of incontinence in aging population.
Explicate NIH Bladder Health initiative.
PhD, ANP, FAAN, RN,
Professor of Nursing, Director, Community Engagement Program, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, Division of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (Div. II),
University of Michigan School of Nursing
Credits: None available.
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