Factors discriminating between genuine stress and mixed incontinence.

  title={Factors discriminating between genuine stress and mixed incontinence.},
  author={Pamela A. Burns and Thomas H. Nochajski and Kevin Pranikoff},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  volume={4 1},
Nurse practitioners (NP) are often confronted with female clients who describe various types of urine loss symptoms. To establish an accurate diagnosis and therapeutic intervention, it is important for the NP to identify the etiology of the urine loss complaint. The purpose of the study is to compare symptoms and physical findings that differentiate between the urodynamic diagnoses of genuine stress incontinence (GSI) and mixed incontinence (MI) in 135 clinical trial subjects: 123 diagnosed as… CONTINUE READING