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Continence Management in the Community

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Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bladder and/or bowel control. Living with incontinence can be both challenging and exhausting. While the symptoms of this disorder are often not visible, incontinence can considerably impact a person’s quality of life and cause embarrassment that prevents them from seeking help.

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Incontinence is a relatively common, treatable condition. Dignity and privacy should be key considerations in developing a management plan intended to aid a patient in achieving continence.

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Janene Davidson
18 Mar 2022
Enrolled Nurse
it is good to keep updated with continence not only be used with elderly but also out in the community sector
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jenny vlaska
09 Dec 2022
Registered Nurse
Short and sweet. Easy to understand.
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Gloria Costa
14 Jun 2021
This was interesting information and helpful
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Kelly Hall
26 Mar 2021
Easy read, very informative and relevant to my learning objectives
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Rodney Skidmore
06 Oct 2022
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The knowledge I looked was a good learning platform
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Bernadette Rawlings
02 Oct 2022
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Anita Kleiman
02 Oct 2022
Good information
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Karen Doyle
24 Nov 2022
Good
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Jamie-Lee Haby
11 Oct 2022
Good knowledge to have in general.
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Allison Chafer
06 Oct 2022
Registered Nurse
A very good resource and informative.
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