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Non-acceptance of Incontinence diagnosis

Postby TheresaTregrom on Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:09 pm

How do you persuade a stubborn middle-aged woman with advancing MS, who refuses to accept her incontinence diagnosis, despite furniture & clothing wetting, to wear protective underwear?
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Re: Non-acceptance of Incontinence diagnosis

Postby Mr Chris Harding on Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:25 am

I think its a difficult issue - persuading patients to seek help for urinary incontinence is a bit of a taboo subject. It may be better to see if this individual would be willing to talk to a health care professional as we could offer alternatives to pads/containment and even prevent the incontinence all together with simple treatments.
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Re: Non-acceptance of Incontinence diagnosis

Postby Prof Christopher Chapple on Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:03 pm

This needs a specialist nurse community practitioner to discuss matters with her and help you persuade her that there are treatments which can be instituted.
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