UROLOGY / RESEARCH LETTER
 
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Introduction:
This clinical trial test the use of the TENA SmartCare Change Indicator in a homecare environment.

Material and methods:
The trial included 35 elderly subjects with urinary incontinence. The trial lasted for 3 weeks. The primary outcome was the reduction in manual absorbing product checks between baseline (first) and investigational (third) week.

Results:
The number of checks and leakages were significantly reduced by 16% (p = 0.001) and 40% (p = 0.0051).

Conclusions:
Use of the device lead to a reduction in numbers of manual checks and leakages. The device appears to be safe, well-tolerated and easy to use.

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