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Home treatment for women with stress urinary incontinence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15631397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Urinary incontinence is an unpleasant, unwanted and distressing problem that is common among women in the UK. A recent study (Hunskarr et al, 2004) estimated that 10 million women in the UK suffer with urinary incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the most common form, affecting four million women. The International Continence Society defines SUI as 'the complaint of involuntary leakage [of urine] on effort or exertion, or on sneezing or coughing' (Abrams et al, 2002).
Authors:
Jeanette Haslam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing times     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0954-7762     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Times     Publication Date:    2004 Nov 30-Dec 6
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-05     Completed Date:  2005-02-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423236     Medline TA:  Nurs Times     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  56-9     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
University of East London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Equipment Design
Exercise Therapy / instrumentation*,  methods
Female
Humans
Muscle, Skeletal / physiology
Pelvic Floor / physiology
Pessaries
Prostheses and Implants
Quality of Life
Self Care / instrumentation*,  methods*
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors / therapeutic use
Thiophenes / therapeutic use
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / physiopathology,  rehabilitation*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors; 0/Thiophenes; 116539-58-3/duloxetine

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