Assessment of Urinary Incontinence

Chapter

Abstract

A careful and thorough assessment should be made of all patients with incontinence. This involves taking a history, performing a physical examination, and arranging investigations that will help in diagnosis or in directing management.

Keywords

Fatigue Catheter Creatinine Dementia Caffeinated 

Web Resources

  1. The standardization of terminology of lower urinary tract function: www.icsoffice.org/publications.
  2. ICI-Q Questionnaire: http://www.iciq.net/.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Jarvis
    • 1
  • Karina So
    • 1
  • Lewis Chan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lewis Chan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of UrologyConcord Repatriation General HospitalSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Sydney Medical SchoolUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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