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1.Neurogenic bladder/
2.((neurogenic* OR neurologic*) adj3 (bladder OR urin* OR incontinen* OR detrusor OR vesical)).ti,ab.
3.(overactive* adj3 bladder).ti,ab.
4.or/1–3
5.Overactive bladder/ OR exp Enuresis/ OR exp Urine incontinence/ OR Urine retention/
6.Nocturia/
7.((bladder OR detrusor) adj1 overactiv*).ti,ab.
8.((bladder OR urin*) adj1 (incontinen* OR leakage OR wetting)).ti,ab.
9.(lower urinary tract symptom* OR LUTS OR irritable bladder OR bedwetting OR enuresis OR nocturia).ti,ab.
10.((urin* OR bladder OR voiding OR micturation) adj3 (disorders* OR symptom* OR urgency OR incontinence OR dysfunction)).ti,ab.
11.((incomplet* OR impair*) adj2 bladder empt*).ti,ab.
12.(bladder adj (obstruct* OR control OR management)).ti,ab.
13.(urin* adj2 (retent* OR retain*)).ti,ab.
14.resid* urine.ti,ab.
15.((overactiv* OR weak OR underactiv* OR hyperreflex* OR hyper-reflex*) adj3 (detrusor OR lower urinary tract OR bladder)).ti,ab.
16.or/5–15
17.exp Neurologic disease/
18.exp Nervous system neoplasms/
19.(neurological adj2 (impairment OR disease* OR disorder*)).ti,ab.
20.(spinal cord adj2 (injur* OR trauma OR disease*)).ti,ab.
21.(spinal adj2 (shock OR abnormalit*)).ti,ab.
22.(multiple sclerosis OR parkinson* OR stroke* OR dementia OR alzheimer* OR cerebral palsy OR hydrocephalus OR spina bifida OR myelopath* OR hydronephro* OR dyssynergi* OR myelodysplas*).ti,ab.
23.(brain adj2 (injur* OR tumo?r*)).ti,ab.
24.(neurolog* adj4 spinal).ti,ab.
25.(diabet* adj3 neuropath*).ti,ab.
26.or/17–25
27.16 and 26
28.4 OR 27
29.Limit 28 to english language
30.letter.pt.
31.Letter/
32.editorial.pt.
33.note.pt.
34.Case report/
35.Case study/
36.conference abstract.pt.
37.Animal/ not (Animal/ and Human/)
38.Nonhuman/
39.exp Animal studies/
40.Animals, Laboratory/
41.exp Experimental animal/
42.exp Animal experiment/
43.exp Animal model/
44.exp Rodent/
45.or/30–44
46.29 not 45

From: Appendix C, Literature search strategies

Cover of Urinary Incontinence in Neurological Disease
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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