Synopses & Reviews
This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to urinary incontinence for women, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on urinary incontinence for women. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Feminine Urinary Incontinence: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Studies on Feminine Urinary Incontinence; Chapter 4. Books on Feminine Urinary Incontinence; Chapter 5. Multimedia on Feminine Urinary Incontinence; Chapter 6. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; Appendix F. NIH Consensus Statement on Urinary Incontinence in Adults; Appendix G. Bladder Control for Women; Appendix H. What Female Patients Want to Know about Bladder Control; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; FEMININE URINARY INCONTINENCE GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topicsinclude: Bed-wetting in children, Bed-wetting in women, Overflow incontinence in children, Overflow incontinence in women, Primary nocturnal enuresis in children, Primary nocturnal enuresis in women, Self-wetting in children, Self-wetting in women, Stress incontinence in children.