Diane K. Newman, DNP, ANP-BC

GAPNA Conference Coverage: Urinary Incontinence Frequently Untreated

Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this key session on untreated urinary incontinence in long-term care residents by Dr. Diane Newman.

"Urinary incontinence is a common symptom among residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities but is frequently untreated, resulting in a high incidence of falls because of urinary urgency as well as financial costs in terms of staff time and supplies, according to survey responses from directors of nursing at LTC facilities..."

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