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Urinary Incontinence in Neurological Disease

Management of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Neurological Disease

NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 148

National Clinical Guideline Centre (UK).

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The guideline covers adults and children (from birth) with lower urinary tract dysfunction resulting from neurological disease or injury.

The clinical areas covered included: assessment of lower urinary tract function and criteria for referral to specialist assessment; physical interventions to aid urinary storage including behaviour and bladder training, pelvic floor muscle exercises and neuromuscular stimulation; pharmacological therapies to aid urinary storage and surgical procedures to treat incontinence and improve bladder storage capacity; physical aids and drug therapy to improve bladder emptying; urinary diversion procedures; and appliances and equipment to contain urinary incontinence.

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