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An incontinence pad is a small impermeable multi-layered sheet with high absorbancy that is used in the health-care industry. Incontinence pads are usually placed on a bed under a patient as a precaution againt incontinence. Incontinence pads can be laundered and reused many times. They are also sometimes used (incorrectly) as a patient-transfer device. The word incontinence has several distinct meanings: urinary incontinence is the inability to control urination fecal incontinence is the inability to control defecation the word incontinence can also be used to mean a lack of self-control governing morality. ...


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Urology: Incontinence Protection Pad Weight Test (271 words)
Save all of the wet pads or briefs that you use in a 24 hour period (day and night).
Some people use different types of protective items including pads, panty liners, Depends, protective briefs, etc. Be sure to bring in the collection of all protective items you actually use, including Kleenex or paper towels if applicable.
Please be sure to bring these pads with you to your next Urology appointment.
Urinary incontinence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3913 words)
Stress incontinence is incontinence caused by coughing, laughing, sneezing, exercising or other movements that increase intrabdominal pressure and thus increase pressure on the bladder.
If you are incontinent because your bladder never empties completely (overflow incontinence) or your bladder cannot empty because of poor muscle tone, past surgery, or spinal cord injury, you might use a catheter to empty your bladder.
Between the ages of 5 and 10, incontinence may be the result of a small bladder capacity, long sleeping periods, and underdevelopment of the body's alarms that signal a full or emptying bladder.
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