Incontinence Management

Loss of bladder control – the physical background (men and women)

A young woman and an old man are walking together in a park.
Bladder control weakness affects men and women of all ages. Caused mainly by muscle weakness, there are many different forms of the condition including stress incontinence - which predominantly affects women – and overflow incontinence, which is particularly common among elderly men.

The spread of infectious diseases and the role of hygiene.

With the number of infectious disease outbreaks, as well as the variety of diseases, increasing, there is a pressure on governments and healthcare professionals to respond. Even though many infectious diseases can be managed medically, it is of course better to prevent infections at the first place.

How one expert for hand and surface disinfection could improve patient safety?

Up to 30 per cent of all infections acquired in hospitals and other healthcare facilities could be avoided if greater hygiene compliance was achieved. A study shows that standardised operating procedures could significantly improve patient safety.