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Stress incontinence

Further information


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  • Stress urinary incontinence. The Bladder and Bowel Foundation., accessed 3 November 2011
  • Urinary incontinence. The Merck Manuals., published October 2007
  • Urinary incontinence in women. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases., published September 2010
  • Urinary incontinence in women. BMJ Best Practice., published April 2011
  • Personal communication, Mr Raj Persad, Consultant Urologist, Bristol Royal Infirmary, 5 December 2011
  • Stress urinary incontinence treatments. The Bladder and Bowel Foundation., accessed 7 November 2011
  • Start active, stay active: a report on physical activity from the four home countries’ Chief Medical Officers. Department of Health, 2001.
  • Urinary incontinence treatment and management. eMedicine., published October 2011
  • Artificial urinary sphincter placement. eMedicine., published May 2011
  • Pubovaginal sling procedures. eMedicine., published October 2011.
  • Personal training for your pelvic floor muscles. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy., published April 2011


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