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‘We tend to get pad happy’: A qualitative study of health practitioners’ perspectives on the quality of continence care for older people in hospital (2021)
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Percival, J., Abbott, K., Allain, T., Bradley, R., Cramp, F., Donovan, J. L., …Cotterill, N. (2021). ‘We tend to get pad happy’: A qualitative study of health practitioners’ perspectives on the quality of continence care for older people in hospital. BMJ Open Quality, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2021-001380

Bladder and bowel control difficulties affect 20% and 10% of the UK population, respectively, touch all age groups and are particularly prevalent in the older (65+ years) population. However, the quality of continence care is often poor, compromising... Read More about ‘We tend to get pad happy’: A qualitative study of health practitioners’ perspectives on the quality of continence care for older people in hospital.