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The Patient with Neurological Problems

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Many patients presenting with urinary incontinence will have neurological disease that impact on bladder function or their ability to maintain continence.


  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Detrusor Overactivity
  • Stroke Survivor
  • Post Stroke

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Chan, L., Chan, L., Raykar, V., So, K., Tse, V., Tse, V. (2013). The Patient with Neurological Problems. In: Chan, L., Tse, V. (eds) Multidisciplinary Care of Urinary Incontinence. Springer, London.

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