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BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT OF FEMALE URINARY INCONTINENCE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
13984
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
13984
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Inner Control
6813 Sw 46th Ave Gainesville, FL 32608
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT OF FEMALE URINARY INCONTINENCE
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,181.00
 

Abstract:

URINARY INCONTINENCE AFFECTS AT LEAST 10 MILLION ADULT AMERICANS AND IS ONE OF THE LEADING CAUSES OF NURSING HOME ADMISSION IN THE UNITED STATES TODAY. THE OVERALL GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO REFINE AND USE TECHNIQUES AND DEVICES DEVELOPED IN THE RESEARCH SETTING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF FEMALE URINARY INCONTINENCE. THE SPECIFIC AIM OF PHASE I IS TO DEVELOP A HEALTH CARE DELIVERY MODEL FOR ASSISTING CLIENTS TO CONTROL INCONTINENCE. THIS MODEL WILL INCLUDE ASSESSMENT METHODS AND MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS. THE AIM OF PHASE II IS TO ESTABLISH A NATIONAL NETWORK OF CONTINENCE CLINICS. IN PHASE II, ASSESSMENT METHODS AND MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS DEVELOPED IN PHASE I WILL BE TESTED. INTRAVAGINAL BALLOON DEVICES WILL BE PRODUCED, AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS FOR PROFESSIONALS AND CLIENTS WILL BE DEVELOPED. NURSES WILL BE EDUCATED TO IMPLEMENT THE MODEL DEVELOPED IN PHASE I. EDUCATION WILL COVER ASPECTS OF INCONTINENCE, INCLUDING PREVALENCE IN THE POPULATION, TYPES OF INCONTINENCE, ASSESSMENT METHODS, ALTERNATIVES FOR MANAGEMENT, AND TECHNICAL SKILLS NEEDED TO PERFORM PELVIC MUSCLE ASSESSMENTS.

Principal Investigator:

Ruth Mooney
9043775301

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Inner Control
6813 Sw 46th Ave Gainesville, FL 32608

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No