Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women

  title={Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women},
  author={E. Balk and V. Rofeberg and G. Adam and Hannah J. Kimmel and T. Trikalinos and P. Jeppson},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • E. Balk, V. Rofeberg, +3 authors P. Jeppson
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Urinary incontinence (UI), the involuntary loss of urine, affects about 17% of nonpregnant women (1), and its prevalence increases with age, particularly after menopause. Incontinence may have a negative effect on a woman's physical, psychological, and social well-being and may impose substantial lifestyle restrictions. The most common types of UI in women are stress, urgency, and mixed incontinence. Stress UI is the involuntary loss of urine with effort or physical exertion or on sneezing or… CONTINUE READING
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