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continence

 [kon´tĭ-nens]
the ability to exercise voluntary control over natural impulses, such as the urge to defecate or urinate. adj., adj con´tinent.

con·ti·nence

(kon'ti-nents),
1. The ability to retain urine or feces until the proper time for their discharge.
2. Moderation, temperance, or self-restraint in respect to the appetites, especially in relationship to sexual intercourse.
[L. continentia, fr. con- tineo, to hold back]

continence

/con·ti·nence/ (kon´tin-ens) the ability to control natural impulses.con´tinent

continence

(kŏn′tə-nəns)
n.
1. Voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge.
2. Self-restraint, especially abstinence from sexual intercourse.

continence

[kon′tinəns]
Etymology: L, continere, to contain
1 the ability to control bladder or bowel function.
2 the use of self-restraint, particularly in regard to sexual intercourse.

continence

Self control vis-à-vis defecation, sexual activity, urination

con·ti·nence

(kon'ti-nĕns)
1. Moderation, temperance, or self-restraint in respect to the appetites, especially to sexual intercourse.
2. The ability to retain urine and/or feces until a proper time for their discharge.
[L. continentia, fr. con-tineo, to hold back]

continence

Self-control or restraint, especially in relation to sexual activity. The antonym, incontinence, seems, nowadays, to be applied mainly to urination and defaecation.

Continence

Normal function of the urinary bladder and urethra, allowing fluid flow during urination and completely stopping flow at other times.

continence

the ability to exercise voluntary control over natural impulses, such as the urge to defecate or urinate.
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In Australia, patient instruction pamphlets, such as Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Men, are provided by the Continence Foundation of Australia.
The test of association was computed for variables such as who was in charge of toilet training, age at which the child commenced training, method used and duration of toilet training for continence against age at attainment of both day- and night-time continence.
2]), Charlson comorbidity index (CCI), digital rectal examination results, pre-diagnosis prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level, prostate volume, preoperative International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) score, International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), Gleason score, D'Amico risk classification, clinical stage, prostate operation history, surgical technique, lymph node dissection, protection of neurovascular bundles (NVBs), operation time, catheterization duration (in days), perioperative bleeding amount, specimen Gleason score, pathological stage, and continence status on the 1 (st) day and on the 1st, 3rd, 6th, and 12th month after the withdrawal of the catheter were obtained.
15) Preservation of maximal MUL is necessary to regain urinary continence, but it is affected by clinical factors, surgeon experience, and surgical technique.
On comparing Kelly's score with MRI scoring, the poor continence score coincided with the poor muscle development, fair continence coincided with fair muscle development and good continence score coincided with good muscle development; 19 out of 32 patients have history of incontinence and 13 patients are continent.
For any center in the United States to be able to offer this treatment option for fecal incontinence (Torax Medical's Fenix Continence Restoration System), approval is required from an Institutional Review Board, a committee that approves, monitors, and reviews research within that center.
School nursing services are a vital Tier 1 pre-service element of a paediatric continence service.
Deputy Minister for Health, Vaughan Gething AM, replied, agreeing that continence issues are not simply a matter for the older population.
The questionnaire was designed by the first author in consultation with a continence nurse and two RNs, all with extensive aged care experience.
I was concerned to hear that Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG does not commission an integrated continence service which provides children with the help they need to address the full range of problems experi enced.