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Evaluation of sleep quality in women with urinary incontinence before and after surgical correction

Grant number: 13/10310-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2013
Effective date (End): September 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Maternal and Child Health
Principal researcher:Emerson de Oliveira
Grantee:Mariana Pereira Inácio Silvestri
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina do ABC (FMABC). Organização Social de Saúde. Fundação do ABC. Santo André , SP, Brazil

Abstract

For women, urinary incontinence determines social, sexual, psychological and economic problems. Some symptoms associated with urinary incontinence affect sleep quality in women such as nocturia and enuresis. Thus, this study aims to analyze the effects of treatment of urinary incontinence in women`s sleep quality. This will be a longitudinal cohort study conducted through questionnaries. The study population will consist of 100 adult women who have a diagnosis of stress urinary incontinence and who will undergo surgical correction by surgery SLING. Three instruments will be used to evaluate: the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, the Index of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Questionnaire and a socio-economic development.

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