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A pubococcygeal exercise program for simple urinary stress incontinence: applicability to the female client with multiple sclerosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2968418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five women with multiple sclerosis (MS) and simple urinary stress incontinence were informally evaluated and taught a program of pubococcygeal exercises to determine if inadvertent loss of urine during activities which increase intraabdominal pressure could be improved or eliminated. A correlation seemed to exist between the client's ability to experience vaginal contraction during sexual climax and elimination or improvement of simple urinary stress incontinence using a pubococcygeal exercise program. The purpose of this article is to encourage nurses to consider a pubococcygeal teaching program for treatment of simple urinary stress incontinence in female clients with MS who do experience vaginal contraction during sexual climax.
Authors:
J S Henderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0888-0395     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosci Nurs     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-04     Completed Date:  1988-08-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603596     Medline TA:  J Neurosci Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  185-8     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
Wichita State University, Kansas.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Exercise Therapy / methods*
Female
Humans
Multiple Sclerosis / complications*
Muscle Contraction
Muscles*
Orgasm
Patient Education as Topic / methods
Pelvis*
Self Care / methods
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / etiology,  nursing,  therapy*
Vagina / physiopathology

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