Meta-Analysis of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training: Randomized Controlled Trials in Incontinent Women

  title={Meta-Analysis of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training: Randomized Controlled Trials in Incontinent Women},
  author={Heejung Choi and M. Palmer and Jeongok Park},
  journal={Nursing Research},
  • Heejung Choi, M. Palmer, Jeongok Park
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Nursing Research
  • Background: Although many studies have reported the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) for treating female urinary incontinence, the magnitude of the effect and the optimal configuration of the parameters of the training have not been clearly determined. Objectives: The aims of this meta-analysis were: (a) to calculate the effect size of pelvic floor muscle training compared to no treatment on incontinent episodes, urine leakage amount, and perceived severity of urine loss… CONTINUE READING
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