The use of perineal pad testing to assess urinary incontinence

S.M Jeyaseelan, J.A Oldham, Brenda Roe

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Abstract

Urinary incontinence is a condition in which involuntary loss of urine is objectively demonstrated and results in a social or hygienic problem. A poll conducted for the Association for Continence Advice estimated that up to three million people in the UK suffer from incontinence. The incontinence may be transient, e.g. as a result of a urinary tract infection, or permanent, e.g. as a result of damage to the pelvic floor. Many sufferers may not seek medical advice for their predicament and the figures given above may be a gross underestimation of the problem.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-92
JournalReviews in Clinical Gerontology
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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