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Keeping Control: Understanding and Overcoming Fecal Incontinence

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Keeping Control is a compassionate, medically reliable, and thoroughly informative resource for anyone who wants to understand the possible causes of fecal incontinence, learn about important advances in management and treatment, and do something about the problem. Written by a noted Johns Hopkins physician and an experienced medical writer and editor, Keeping Control explains the mechanics of normal bowel function and describes the latest medical findings about what can cause incontinence, from pre-existing conditions and diseases to accidents and childbirth injuries. It thoroughly explains the wide range of treatment options, including remarkable successes with biofeedback and habit training. It includes special advice for managing incontinence in children and older people. And it offers important advice on how to work with your physician to take control of the problem.

Keeping Control also includes a glossary of terms and valuable information about contacting support groups and using additional resources. An epilogue by Nancy Norton, founder of the International Foundation for Bowel Dysfunction, describes the personal challenge of living with fecal incontinence and explains how she and many others have found the courage to cope with the problem and live life to the fullest.

Synopsis:

A compassionate, medically reliable, and thoroughly informative resource for anyone who wants to understand the possible causes of fecal incontinence and learn about important advances in management and treatment, this book also includes a glossary of terms and valuable information about contacting support groups and using additional resources. Illustrations.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801849169
With:
Wehmueller, Jacqueline
Author:
Wehmueller, Jacqueline
Author:
Schuster, Marvin M.
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
Popular works
Subject:
Diseases - Abdominal
Subject:
Fecal incontinence
Subject:
Fecal incontinence -- Popular works.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Stomach Bowels and Bladder
Copyright:
Series Volume:
83-91
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.48x5.52x.49 in. .48 lbs.

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