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Research project: Supporting women with toileting in palliative care: is the female urinal an acceptable, safe and effective product for bladder management

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Women can find using a bed pan or female urinal very difficult. This study will look at the merits of a particular type of female urinal in a hospital based palliative care setting.

There are three phases to this study which will look at the merits of a particular type of female urinal in a hospital based palliative care setting.

Phase I: The Vernafem and an alternative will be tested on healthy volunteers for efficacy and acceptability.
Phase II: The Vernafem and an alternative will be tested on volunteer patients in a hospital palliative care setting for efficacy and acceptability. Phase IIb: Nurses who have assisted at least one patient with use of the Vernafem will be interviewed. The study is funded by The General Nursing Council for England and Wales Trust and the Chief Investigator is Professor Mandy Fader

 

UKCRN ID 17785

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The study is funded by The General Nursing Council for England and Wales Trust and the Chief Investigator is Professor Mandy Fader

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