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Treating urinary incontinence: an evolving challenge for us all 

Treating urinary incontinence: an evolving challenge for us all
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Treating urinary incontinence: an evolving challenge for us all
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Eduard Cortes

, and Louise Webster

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199654994.003.0021
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date: 18 August 2019

Lower urinary tract symptoms are common, affecting up to 35 % of women in European countries. However, this heterogenous group of symptoms correlates poorly with underlying diagnosis. By describing a case of a 61-year-old woman with troubling urinary urgency, urge incontinence, and frequency, this case provides a systematic approach to aid the assessment, investigation, and management of women presenting with lower urinary tract symptoms.

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