Geriatrics & Gerontology
Takes a straightforward approach to the examination of bladder mechanics and functional status in the assessment and treatment of urinary incontinence in elderly patients. Defines urinary incontinence. Suggests a dual approach to treatment, functional status and the Katz ADL scale to determine patient ability to participate in activities of daily living. Covers everything in treatment from simple approaches, such as exercise, to scheduling more complex use of drug therapy and surgery.