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Assessment of Urinary Incontinence

  • Tom Jarvis
  • Karina So
  • Lewis Chan
  • Lewis Chan
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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

Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Pelvic Floor Muscle Stress Incontinence International Prostate Symptom Score Bladder Outlet Obstruction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Web Resources

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

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2013

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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