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WOCN Society® Core Curriculum: Continence Management

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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
  • Each chapter includes:
    • Learning objectives
    • Topic outline
    • Clinical pearls throughout
    • Multiple choice review questions at the end
  • 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.
  • ISBN/ISSN: 9781451194418
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
  • Pages: 368
  • Pub Date: August 24, 2015

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