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Toileting Schedules

January 10, 2022 by txinsights.
This handout provides education for patients and caregivers over the importance of using a toileting schedule, and the potential consequences of incontinence.
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Questions to Ask About Incontinence

January 4, 2022 by txinsights.
This resource provides questions to ask clients about incontinence, types of incontinence and normal bladder habits to assist in your evaluation.
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Ostomy Care

January 1, 2022 by txinsights.
Handout describing anatomy of an ostomy pouch, OT’s role in ostomy care, general guidelines for changing an ostomy pouch, how to release gas, and how to empty an ostomy pouch.
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Incorporating Pelvic Floor Exercises Into Daily Routines

December 27, 2021 by txinsights.
Weak pelvic floor muscles are very common in older adults and pelvic floor exercises can be easily taught and incorporated into daily routines. This handout provides potential interventions with a guide to pelvic floor exercises and creating a timed voiding schedule.
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Bladder Infections and Cognitive Dysfunction

December 25, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout describes the brain-bladder connection, particularly among older adults, and lists the signs/symptoms associated with cognitive dysfunction in the context of a urinary tract infection. Designed for clinicians, staff, family, caregivers, and patients.
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Bladder Irritants and Nocturia Prevention Strategies

December 21, 2021 by txinsights.
Nocturia has a significant impact on sleep quality. This handout provides strategies to prevent nocturia through lifestyle modification and a list of common bladder irritants to avoid.
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