Evaluation of the causes and severity of geriatric incontinence. A critical appraisal.

@article{Dubeau1991EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the causes and severity of geriatric incontinence. A critical appraisal.},
  author={Catherine E Dubeau and Neil M. Resnick},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  year={1991},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={243-56}
}
The evaluation of urinary incontinence in the elderly differs from that in younger patients because of altered or nonspecific disease presentation, the different spectrum of pathophysiology, greater variation between individuals and, in some cases or settings, variable treatment goals. Evaluation must be multifactorial and extend beyond the genitourinary system, because many age-related conditions and the drugs used to treat them can cause or exacerbate urinary incontinence. Voiding records are… CONTINUE READING

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