Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society� Core Curriculum: Continence Management

Ostomy Continence Nurses Society� Wound · ISBN 9781451194418
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Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins USA
Author(s) Ostomy Continence Nurses Society� Wound
Published 24th August 2015
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This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from the WOCN� Society covers Continence Management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying fecal and urinary continence care. It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures. Let this evidence-based guide lead you through all of the vital nursing topics -- Official guide for students in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Education Programs -- Easy-to-follow format offers you easy-to-remember definitions for vital topics, including: - Overview of urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction - Physiology of normal defecation and voiding - Motility disorders, fecal incontinence, and bowel dysfunction in pediatric patients -- Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including management of voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence in both men and women -- End-of-chapter Q&As help you remember all vital points -- Clinical pearls highlight important takeaways -- Numerous full-color photos, diagrams, and tables aid understanding of vital topics -- Practical directions cover: - Assessment of UI and lower urinary tract symptoms - Appropriate use of containment devices, absorbent products, and indwelling catheters - Basic and advanced assessments of patients with urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction - Overactive bladder/urgency UI and fecal incontinence - pathology, presentation, diagnosis, and management - Assessment and management of the neurogenic bladder - Caring for older patients -- Essential for nursing students in continence care programs; nurses caring involved in continence care; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty. Each chapter begins with: 1) Learning objectives 2) Topic outline 3) Clinical pearls throughout 4) Multiple choice review questions at the end
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