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Faecal incontinence: causes, assessment and management

20 June 2012

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Faecal incontinence can be a debilitating, distressing and isolating condition that affects individuals’ quality of life. This article discusses the definition,...

Understanding the basic assessment and treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in older women

08 September 2021

Nursing Older People


Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are prevalent in older women. These symptoms are often under-reported due to the potentially embarrassing nature of the symptoms...

Clinical assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms in adults

21 March 2022

Nursing Standard


Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) result from conditions and diseases that affect the bladder and the urethra, and can occur in men and women of all ages. LUTS can...

Assessment and management of urinary incontinence in women

20 April 2018

Nursing Standard


Urinary incontinence is a common and usually hidden issue that can affect women of all ages. It is often ignored by the patient because of their misconception that...