Urinary incontinence-assessment in women: stress, urge or both?

  title={Urinary incontinence-assessment in women: stress, urge or both?},
  author={K. M. F. McKertich},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={37 3},
BACKGROUND The aims of assessing urinary incontinence in women are to define the diagnosis, exclude other pathology and guide management. Treatment can be initiated when urinary incontinence is categorised as stress, urge or mixed incontinence. Once conservative measures have been exhausted, the management of stress incontinence is largely surgical, while that of urge urinary incontinence is largely medical. OBJECTIVE This article discusses the clinical assessment of urinary incontinence in… CONTINUE READING