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Topic "Kidneys And Bladder" in Vietnamese - total 33 documents

Title: A guide to help you manage your catheter and drainage bags
Summary: A catheter can make a difference to your quality of life and it can be a big adjustment for you. This information will help you manage some of the physical aspects of living with a catheter.

Title: All about chronic kidney disease
Summary: Kidney disease is called a ‘silent disease’ as there are often no warning signs. It is not uncommon for people to lose up to 90% of their kidney function before getting any symptoms. If kidney disease is suspected, you will have some kidney function tests to measure how well your kidneys are working and help plan your treatment.

Title: All about eGFR
Summary: eGFR stands for ‘estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate.’ The glomerular filtration rate measures how well your kidneys filter the wastes from your blood and is the best overall measure of kidney function. Its helps determine if you have any kidney damage.

Title: Are you at risk of kidney disease?
Summary: Do you have sick kidneys? You do not know your kidneys are sick unless you get a kidney health check.

Title: Bedwetting in childhood
Summary: Bed-wetting is common. About one in every five children in Australia wets the bed. Bed-wetting can run in families and is more common in boys than girls before the age of nine years. It can be upsetting for the child and stressful for the whole family. The good news is that you can get help.

Title: Bedwetting teenagers and young adults
Summary: This translated brochure provides information for bedwetting teenagers and young adults including what causes bedwetting, how it can be helped, and chances of becoming dry. It also describes how common it is and whether there is help available.

Title: Bladder control check up
Summary: This leaflet is to help people get ready for a bladder control check up.

Title: Bladder control problem?
Summary: If you have bladder control problems, ask for help. You don't have to put up with it.

Title: Continence products
Summary: This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products are available, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.

Title: Dementia and bladder and bowel control
Summary: People with dementia have memory loss and may be confused and not know where they are. This can cause or make bladder and bowel control problems worse.

Title: Emptying your bladder after birth
Summary: After the birth of your baby, you may have difficulty emptying your bladder or have changes to the normal urge to pass urine. If the bladder is not emptying properly then the urine that is left behind can build up over time, this is known as Urinary Retention.

Title: Expecting a baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: A translated resource for pregnant women who may be experiencing problems with bladder and bowel control. The resource covers information such as how to know when there is a problem, likelihood of getting bladder and bowel problems, having caesarean births and information on pelvic floor muscles.

Title: Good bladder habits for everyone
Summary: You need good bladder habits for a healthy life.

Title: Incontinence: a problem in anyone's language
Summary: Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or faeces. It affects people from all cultures and it is not normal. The good news is incontinence can be treated, and in many cases cured. This flyer advertises that information is available in various languages.

Title: Kidney disease treatment options
Summary: A summary of the different treatment options available for kidney disease.

Title: Kidney failure treatment options
Summary: Education is the first step to choosing what type of treatment you will have. Your health care team can offer advice on any possible reasons why a particular treatment may not be possible due to current or previous health issues. It is best to select a treatment based on your lifestyle, daily schedule, activities and personal preference. Many factors such as your age, where you live, your medical conditions and your support system may also make a difference.

Title: Kidney transplant factsheet
Summary: A kidney transplant involves the transplantation of one kidney from either a living or deceased donor into the body of another person (recipient). A kidney transplant is a treatment for kidney disease but it is not a cure. A transplant offers a more active life, without needing dialysis.

Title: Linking kidney health, heart health, blood pressure and diabetes
Summary: Chronic kidney disease (CKD), diabetes and cardiovascular disease are harmful chronic diseases that commonly occur together. These three conditions share causes and risk factors. They also have similar treatment strategies.

Title: Looking after yourself with chronic kidney disease
Summary: It is normal to experience a range of emotions when you live with kidney disease. Seek help by talking to a friend, relative, or health professional. Make sure your diet, fluids, exercise and medications are monitored regularly with your health care team. Find out as much as you can about possible future treatment options to help you decide what is best for you.

Title: Men's incontinence (video)
Summary: A video that explains men's incontinence and help that is available.

Title: National Continence helpline
Summary: The National Continence Helpline is a free telephone advisory service staffed by a team of continence nurse advisors who provide information, education and advice to callers with bladder and or bowel problems which may include incontinence, constipation, failure of bladder to empty or who are caring for someone with such conditions.

Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.

Title: Normal bowel function - Preventing constipation
Summary: The pelvic floor is made up of a network of muscles and nerves which control both bladder and bowel function. Good bowel habits help to protect these muscles and mimimise the risk of both bladder and bowel incontinence.

Title: Nutrition and kidney failure
Summary: Managing what you eat and drink when you have kidney disease can be a challenge but can have a positive influence on how you feel and the treatments you might need. It is important to recognise that as kidney disease progresses your dietary needs will more than likely change. It is also important to recognise that every person with kidney disease is different and has different food preferences and dietary needs.

Title: One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves
Summary: Women who have ever had a baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.

Title: Overactive bladder and urgency
Summary: The bladder is a muscle which contracts to empty the bladder when it is full and you are ready to empty. An overactive bladder means the bladder contracts before it is full. It can sometimes contract when you are not ready (link to bilingual resource)

Title: Pelvic floor muscle training for women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.

Title: Prolapse
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.

Title: Surgery for bladder control problems in women
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.

Title: The prostate and bladder problems
Summary: The prostate is a gland that only men have. It is about the size of a walnut and sits below the neck of the bladder surrounding the bladder outlet (the urethra).

Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure.

Title: Urodynamics bladder test
Summary: This factsheet is for women who are patients of the Royal Women's Hospital and are having an urodynamics bladder test to investigate their bladder problems.

Title: What is incontinence? (video)
Summary: Incontinence is the unwanted and involuntary leakage of urine or faeces. It affects people from all cultures and it is not normal. The good news is incontinence can be treated, and in many cases cured.

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