What is incontinence?

Some articles on incontinence:

Breath-holding Spells - Classification
... There is no "post ictal" phase (as is seen with seizures), no incontinence, and the child is fine in between spells ... and again there is no post ictal phase, nor incontinence ... A good history including the sequence of events, lack of incontinence and no post ictal phase, help to make an accurate diagnosis ...
Biofeedback - Clinical Effectiveness - Efficacy
... failure, stroke, tinnitus, and urinary incontinence in children to this category ... and substance abuse, arthritis, diabetes mellitus, fecal disorders in children, fecal incontinence in adults, insomnia, pediatric headache, traumatic brain injury, urinary incontinence in males, and ... Yucha and Montgomery (2008) assigned urinary incontinence (females) to this category ...
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus - Clinical Manifestations
... the Adams triad or Hakim's triad) of urinary incontinence, gait disturbance, and dementia (commonly referred to as "wet, wobbly and wacky" or "weird walking water") ... Urinary incontinence appears late in the illness, and is found to be of the spastic hyperreflexic, increased-urgency type associated with decreased inhibition of bladder contractions and detrusor instability ... This is also known as "frontal lobe incontinence", where the patient becomes indifferent to their recurrent urinary symptoms ...
Muscarinic Antagonist - Comparison Table
... Flavoxate Urispas Urinary bladder antispasmodic Oxybutynin Ditropan overactive bladder urge incontinence Tiotropium Spiriva Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Cyclopentolate short acting non-selective ... muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist overactive bladder (OAB) Urgency (urge incontinence) Darifenacin Enablex Selective for M3 receptors Urinary incontinence Few ...
Fecal Incontinence - Etiology - Impaired Rectal Function
... volume + compliance) may lead to "urge incontinence", where there is an urgent need to defecate as soon as stool enters the rectum, where normally stool would be stored until ... Radiation induced incontinence Incomplete evacuation ... Encopresis (FI, especially incontinence of liquids, in children) is frequently associated with anismus ...

More definitions of "incontinence":

  • (noun): Involuntary urination or defecation.
    Synonyms: incontinency