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in·con·ti·nent

(in-kon'ti-nent),
Denoting incontinence.
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incontinent

(ĭn-kŏn′tə-nənt)
adj.
1. Lacking normal voluntary control of excretory functions.
2. Lacking sexual restraint; unchaste.

in·con′ti·nent·ly adv.
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in·con·ti·nent

(in-kon'ti-nĕnt)
Denoting incontinence.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about incontinent

Q. Can you treat urinary incontinence by only making exercise of circular muscles? I heard the exercise help but dont know if it is enough by itself.

A. This technique you have mentioned is called "bio-feedback" and it helps many people with urinary incontinence, by raising your awareness to muscles in your body you don't usually pay attention to, thus making you able to control them better. I do not think this is an only way to treat incontinence, however with the addition of the proper medications you can find this very helpful.

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The residents: An updated resident list was compiled from which two incontinent residents were randomly selected from each local authority and private nursing home and one resident from each private residential home, with the intention of assessing 40 cases from each sector.
On the basis of this examination the incontinent patients were divided into three groups: those with genuine urge incontinence with either normal or reduced sensation, and the remainder with other incontinence (i.e.
Cleaning should occur after each incontinent episode but bar soap is not recommended because of drying, residue and pH disruption effects, and the friction effects of rubbing.
If that wasn't bad enough, their families didn't want them anymore because they are incontinent and cannot work.
Consider how many nursing home residents have been incontinent before being bathed, and how many have open sores, lesions, and skin conditions harboring bacteria, viruses, spores, and mold.
With my illness I'll go from being able-bodied to bedridden, tube-fed and doubly incontinent in a hospice.
With the paradigm shift toward outsourcing, Joa's ability to adapt has opened the door to a rapidly growing array of new household and consumer product opportunities, while at the same time, the core business of producing adult, diaper, baby diaper and incontinent product lines enjoys a resurgence in the new economy.
Among 441 incontinent women seen at a urogynecology outpatient facility; 35% reported having at least one family member who was also incontinent.
He also gave details of the treatment of a 13-year-old boy and revealed an 88-year-old man was "incontinent".
Transmitters will now tell you that fall-prone residents are up, even that a resident has had an incontinent episode.
Her catheter had been removed, but inadequate attention thereafter left her incontinent. She still had a decubitus ulcer, which now required two treatments a day.