Continence (medicine)

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Continence is the ability to hold back stool and urine excretion for a period of time or to trigger the excretion process willingly and thus consciously control it. Various diseases can impair this ability, such as: B. bladder and kidney diseases , diarrhea and various diseases of the nervous system. The result is incontinence .

The promotion of urinary continence can be a task in the hospital or elderly.

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