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Chinese women's experiences of stress incontinence: A descriptive qualitative study

Siu, Lai-Sheung Katherine; Lopez, Violeta


This study explored the perceptions of 35 Chinese women on the impact of stress urinary incontinence on their life and their adherence to pelvic floor muscle exercise program. Audiotaped interviews were conducted at a time and place convenient to them. Content analysis was used to extract significant categories that described their experience. The five major categories that emerged were: (i) perceptions of stress urinary incontinence; (ii) living with urinary incontinence; (iii) emotions and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Urological Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-771X.2012.01155.x


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