This fact sheet provides an overview of recent evidence relevant to Continence information on how the
“Outreach Librarian Service” can support you to keep up-to-date .
Does a nurse-driven protocol for urinary catheter removal empower nurses to remove
urinary catheters without a physician order?
American Journal of Infection Control, June 2011: 39(5) E40-E40
Urinary incontinence nursing considerations at the end of life
Urologic Nursing, 2011: 31(3) 169-172
Incidence and resolution rates of different types of urinary incontinence in women:
Findings from a cohort study.
The Journal of Urology, 2011: 185(4) 1331-1337
Continence study guides policymakers towards an integrated approach
Nursing Older People, September 2011: 23(7) 7-7
De Jaeger M
Exploring urinary catheters: The perspectives of patients and nurses.
British Journal of Nursing, 2011: April 20(7) 400, 402 & 404
Pelvic floor muscle training for stress urinary incontinence: A randomized, controlled trial
comparing different conservative therapies.
Physiotherapy Research International, September 2011: 16(3) 133-140
Caffeine intake and the risks of stress, urgency and mixed urinary incontinence
The Journal of Urology, May 2011: 185(5) 1775-1780
Matteucci R & Walsh K
Urinary catheter use and prevention of infection: Evidence-based care sheet
CINAHL Plus, February 2011: 1-2
Urinary tract infections in patients admitted to rehabilitation from acute care settings:
A descriptive research study
Rehabilitation Nursing, September/October 2011: 36(5) 216-222
Management of urinary incontinence in frail elderly women
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Reproductive Medicine, October 2011: 21(10) 281-287
Promoting continence in individuals with dementia
Journal Gerontological Nursing: 2011, 37(2) 17-21
Nursing Standard, August 2011: 25(48) 59
Young J & Conway C
Urinary catheter use in end of life care
Nursing Times, August 2011: 107(29) 24-25
Incontinence brief use in acute hospitalized patients with no prior incontinence
Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, September/October 2011: 38(5) 559-564
How can I help you?
Literature search service
I can offer an expert, in-depth literature search service to help you locate the evidence on any health
If you want to learn to navigate the wealth of available online healthcare information and how to search
databases more effectively, the ‘Trust trainer’ can offer timetabled hands-on training sessions or can
provide customised one-to-one support. Telephone: 0121 424 0583 or email:
Current awareness services
If you need to keep up-to-date on a particular topic I can advise on suitable RSS feeds and help you set up
article alerts from the major healthcare databases.
Whilst many good quality resources are freely available, most full-text journals and the main bibliographic
databases (e.g. Medline and CINAHL) require an Athens username and password. To register for an Ath-
The Library web pages contain detailed information about library services and training opportunities, online
request and registration forms and several guides on key online resources and evidence-based websites
The Outreach Librarian is located in the education centre at Heartlands Hospital, on the first floor, next to
Telephone 0121 424 2503 (42503) or email: [email protected]