Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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Nevertity Hassan Zaky


  • Research Article
    Health Care-Seeking Behaviors among Women Suffering from Urinary Incontinence
    Author(s): Amal Samir Ahmed and Nevertity Hassan ZakyAmal Samir Ahmed and Nevertity Hassan Zaky

    Background: Although urinary incontinence is not life threatening, the condition is one of ‘inconvenience’ and is associated with widespread adverse physical and psychological consequences. For many women, there is a general consensus to ‘accept’ the condition, bear the problem and not seek health care to manage the physiological leakage until the problem becomes unbearable and distressing to their daily lives. Objective: To identify health care-seeking behaviors of women with urinary incontinence (UI). Method: A retrospective descriptive exploratory design was utilized in this study. A convenience sample of 249 women who had UI, recruited from the outpatient clinics of three hospitals. Two tools were validated and used to collect data: Tool I: biological and socio-demographic and reproducti.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000319

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