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Attitude Survey of Middle-aged and Elderly Women with Experience of Urinary Incontinence

  • TAJIRI Kimiko
    Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Bukkyo University
  • HUO Ming
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Care Sciences, Himeji Dokkyo University
  • SOKABE Mieko
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Kansai University of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • IWASAKI Akemi
    Department of Nursing, Kyoto Yamashiro General Medical Center
  • SHIKATA Hayako
    Department of Nursing, Osaka Medical College Hospital
  • MARUYAMA Hitoshi
    Graduate School of International University of Health and Welfare

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  • 尿失禁を体験した中高年女性の意識調査
  • ニョウ シッキン オ タイケン シタ チュウコウネン ジョセイ ノ イシキ チョウサ

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Abstract

<p>[Purpose] The psychological aspects of women with experience of urinary incontinence were investigated, to clarify anxieties about urinary incontinence and coping behavior, and to obtain practical knowledge for supporting pelvic floor muscle exercise. [Participants and Methods] Eleven middle-aged and elderly women who lived independent lives and had experience of urinary incontinence were the subjects of qualitative descriptive research. [Results] Their average age was 60.1 ± 4.0 years old and the interviews lasted 21.3 ± 6.6 minutes. Ten categories and 18 codes were identified for 4 items. [Conclusion] Urinary incontinence was considered a consequence of aging. The subjects were embarrassed by it, but wanted to do something to improve it. Pelvic floor muscle exercises were known to be effective, but the right exercise methods were not known.</p>

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  • Rigakuryoho Kagaku

    Rigakuryoho Kagaku 34 (4), 511-515, 2019

    The Society of Physical Therapy Science

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