PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS OF URINARY INCONTINENCE AND ITS IMPACT ON QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG 65 YEARS AND OVER WOMEN WHO LIVED IN RURAL AREA


Demirel T., AKIN B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.17, no.4, pp.379-388, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.379-388
  • Keywords: Geriatrics, Urinary Incontinence, Quality of Life, Nursing, FECAL INCONTINENCE, TURKEY

Abstract

Introduction: Despite the physical, psychosocial and economic impact of urinary incontinence, presentation at a healthcare institution is often delayed. This problem negatively affects the daily life of older people and decreases the quality of life.