Urinary Incontinence in Adolescent Females with Cystic Fibrosis

  title={Urinary Incontinence in Adolescent Females with Cystic Fibrosis},
  author={G. R. Nankivell and Patrina Caldwell and Jennifer M Follett},
  journal={Paediatric respiratory reviews},
  volume={11 2},
Urinary incontinence has been found to be common in girls and women with cystic fibrosis (CF). This often can have a marked impact on daily activities and quality of life. It may also lead to potential deterioration of respiratory status due to reduced adherence to forced expiratory manoeuvres (cough, lung function tests and exercise) by the girls trying to avoid occurrence of urinary incontinence (UI). Analysis of the literature is limited by the fact that different definitions and a variety… CONTINUE READING

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