Amal Roshdi Ahmed Mostafa
Beni-suef University, Egypt
Amal Roshdi Ahmed has completed her PhD at the age of 33 years from Benha University on Maternal & Neonatal Health Nursing. she is the manager of Information Technology unit and quality management unit at the faculty of nursing Beni-Suef University.
Aim: The aim of the present study was to evaluate effect of exercise and self-care guidelines on relieving urinary incontinence among women in Beni-Suef. Methods: Design was intervention study. Sampling was purposive sample included 100 women attended at gynecological outpatient clinic of Ben-Suef University Hospital. Data collection tool consisted of an interviewing questionnaire sheet covering socio-demographic data, knowledge assessment, and exercise scale and self-care guideline regarding preventive measure urinary incontinence. Results: The results revealed that there was a lack of information regarding urinary incontinence in about 92% of study sample. The majority of women couldn't make proper self-care for relieving urinary incontinence before intervention in comparison (97%) gain knowledge and made proper self-care regarding Urinary Incontinence after intervention. Conclusion: The women’s knowledge and practices of self-care guideline regarding preventive measures of symptoms of urinary incontinence has marked positive effect on relieving it after utilization of self-care guideline carefully. Recommendation: Apply the same study on large sample in other setting to distribute awareness guideline regarding preventive measure of Urinary Incontinence.
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