Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


04: Continence management following stroke

Introduction

In this module you will explore aspects of bladder and bowel function after stroke and the impact of difficulties in these areas on the individual. Further resources on this topic can be found below.

The answers to all the test questions are contained within the module. This information may be provided in the ‘Additional Information’ boxes on some of the pages.

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Further Resources


Module Introduction and Overview

Module Authors This module has been developed by: Group Lead: Dr Jo Booth, Senior Research Fellow, Glasgow Caledonian University Group...

Assessment and Intervention

Introduction Assessment is key to both the quality and the outcomes of care. It is essential to understand the person’s...

Case 1: Robert Smith

Scenario Mr Robert Smith is a 73 year old gentleman. He is admitted to your ward with a profound right...

Case 2: Edith McLeod

Background Edith is a fit 73 year old lady who prior to her stroke led an active life. She chaired...

Case 3: John Spout

Mr John Spout is a 70 year old man. He was a school teacher, married with two daughters. He was...

Case 4: Annie Johnson

Annie Johnson is 72 years of age She lives with her husband and dog in a two storey home. They...

Conclusion

Having worked through this module you will have learned: The effects that a stroke may have on a person’s bladder...

Module test

This is the module test for ‘Continence management following stroke’. It is strongly recommended that you work though the learning...