Effect of Kegel exercises on the prevention of urinary and fecal incontinence in patients with prostate cancer undergoing radiotherapy.


Urvaylıoğlu A. E. , Kutlutürkan S., Kılıç D.

European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society, vol.51, pp.101913, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejon.2021.101913
  • Title of Journal : European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society
  • Page Numbers: pp.101913
  • Keywords: Fecal incontinence, Kegel exercises, Prevention, Prostate cancer, Radiotherapy, Urinary incontinence

Abstract

Purpose: This is a nonrandomized experimental study conducted to evaluate the effect of Kegel exercises on the prevention of urinary and fecal incontinence in prostate cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy.