Urogenital Disorders Most Recent
Urinary incontinence is a common symptom among older adults that is often marginalized and not properly addressed.
Older adults have a high prevalence of urinary incontinence. Among the older adult population, many nonurinary pathological, anatomical, physiological, and pharmacological factors may serve as comorbidities in the development of incontinence.
The diagnosis and management of cervical cancer in the older patient presents important challenges to the geriatrician and oncologist.
Urinary incontinence is a significant problem in older women. Prevalence rates vary from 4.5–44% in healthy older women and increase to 22–90% in patients in long-term care facilities.
A common cause for distress in older women, urge incontinence is a condition that begs for effective treatment.
Urinary incontinence, the involuntary loss of urine, is a common medical condition in the elderly. Over 1.5 million Canadians are currently afflicted with the condition, and the number is expected to increase significantly over the next 20 years as the baby boom population ages.
The population of postmenopausal women in Canada is growing rapidly. It is now estimated that there are more than four million women in Canada over the age of 50.
Sexual function and self-perception is integral to our sense of self and well-being. Yet we live in a society that desexualizes older people, especially women.