Incontinence Management

Enhancing efficacy of incontinence treatment in an ageing population.

A women, dressed in a nurse’s coat is taking care for an elderly woman
Our ageing population has resulted in a steady increase in patients suffering with bladder incontinence. Not only is this unpleasant for those affected, it has a direct impact on health economics. Patients, carers and healthcare professionals need to work together to manage the prevention and treatment of this societal disease.
Incontinence Management

Travelling with incontinence

An adult woman is standing outside with her mother; both are smiling happily.
A diagnosis of incontinence doesn’t automatically mean an end to travelling. With a bit of preparation, a carefully thought through plan and a few useful hints and tips, sufferers can continue to be independent and carry on enjoying a mobile life.

The spread of infectious diseases and the role of hygiene.

A doctor is preparing the surgery of a leg wound
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?

Two hands putting on sterile gloves
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.