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Urinary Incontinence

Prevalence, Neurological Control, Causes Of Incontinence, Assessment, Management, Prevention

Urinary incontinence may affect as many as two hundred million people around the world. Urinary incontinence is not well understood by those affected, or by health care workers. It is not a dangerous condition, but it has a huge influence on the sufferer’s quality of life. The International Continence Society, established in 1970, defines urinary incontinence as a condition where involuntary loss of urine is a social or hygienic problem and is objectively demonstrated.

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