Las barreras percibidas en mujeres con incontinencia urinaria

Montserrat Lamoglia Puig, Maria Rosa Rifà Ros, Àngels Pallarés Martí, Maria Godall Castell, Isabel Pérez Pérez, Miriam Rodríguez Monforte, Dolors Juvinyà-Canal

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EThe objective of this research is to identify the barriers they perceive women with urinary incontinence (UI) for preventing them from undertaking conduct aimed at solving your problem with urine. This is a qualitative study involving 34 women in the province of Barcelona (Spain). Data were collected through in-depth interviews and focus group technique. The sample selection was intentional or convenience categorical and thematic analysis was conducted from the transcripts of the speeches of the participants. The results show that perceived barriers regarding seeking help for UI, is the lack of awareness of the UI as a disease, a deficient knowledge about it and the right attitude and practice of some doctors. The lack of time and fatigue prevents them self-care. Laziness, lack of will or perseverance in performing pelvic floor exercises, impeding its implementation as well as the economic cost of private rehabilitation centers. It is concluded that should empower women, support and assist in the conduct of health promoting behaviors for IU
Translated title of the contributionLas barreras percibidas en mujeres con incontinencia urinaria
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)16-21
Number of pages6
Issue number128
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2015

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