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Trial ID: NCT02042157
Quality of Life in Adults Impaired Functioning - A Randomized Controlled Trial of Bidet vs Usual Toileting
Sample 1 (adults with impaired functional status):
Age: 55-95 Sex: Female Ethic background: Reflecting the population at Stanford Hospital and
Clinics who meet the inclusion criteria and who agree to participate.
Sample 2 (caregivers of participants in Sample 1) Adults over the age of 21 caring for an
adult with impaired functional status who has enrolled in this randomized controlled trial.
Sex and ethnic background will reflect the demographic of the caregivers for the population
in Sample 1.
Participants not meeting the inclusion criteria.
Additional exclusion criteria:
1. Life expectancy less than 2 years
2. The inability to read and write English.
3. Patients with indwelling urinary (e.g. Foley) catheters
4. Use of any water based cleaning system after toileting at home in the past 12 months
(bidet, water pot, douche etc).
5. Fully incontinent (eg diaper use)
6. Moderate to severe cognitive impairment (15 or lower on the MOCA)
behavioral: Bidet use
other: Regular toileting
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Stanford, CA 94305
Isabella Chu, MPH