Distriktssköterskans erfarenheter av att arbeta med urininkontinens hos äldre personer : En litteraturöversikt

Detta är en Magister-uppsats från Karlstads universitet

Sammanfattning: Background: Urinary incontinence occurs in 30-40% of the Swedish population over 65 years. Urinary incontinence has a major impact on people's quality of life and many older people find it difficult to talk about it. Urinary incontinence can be alleviated and cured, but there is a perception among both patients and healthcare professionals that urinary incontinence is part of normal aging. Severe urinary incontinence is one reason why the elderly are in need for special nursing accommodation. The district nurse is responsible for prescribing incontinence aids after the investigation, nursing measures and other treatments have been tried and evaluated. Aim: Describe district nurses' and nurses' experiences of nursing for urinary incontinence in people over 65 years of age in municipal health care Method: Systematic literature review of qualitative articles that were analyzed with conventional content analysis with an inductive approach. Results: The analysis is presented with three main categories; Investigation with two subcategories, Identify and assessment. Plan and implement with three subcategories, dignified person-centered care, individual testing, and education and support. Prerequisites with two subcategories, the team's competence and collaboration and financial resources. Conclusion: The literature review showed that in nursing care for urinary incontinence, the goal should always be to work person-centered and preserve integrity and dignity. The district nurse and the nurse's competence regarding urinary incontinence is of value to be able to provide a person-centered care.

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