TITLE

Conservative treatment options for women with stress urinary incontinence: clinical update

AUTHOR(S)
Imamura, Mari; Jenkinson, David; Wallace, Sheila; Buckley, Brian; Vale, Luke; Pickard, Robert
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Apr2013, Vol. 63 Issue 609, p218
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on treatment options for women's suffering from stress urinary incontinence. It mentions several treatment options for women which include behavioral therapy, pelvic floor muscle training and electrical stimulation. It states the assessment of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research by the Government of Great Britain.
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86439531

 

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