Title

Urinary Incontinence (UI) in Women

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

3-1-2018

Comments

Presentation: 44:45

Abstract

Outline

  • Epidemiology: scope of the problem
  • Urination: how does it happen
  • Types of urinary incontinence: the differential (stress, urge, mixed, overflow incontinence, reversible causes of incontinence)
  • History, physical, office evaluation to help secure diagnosis
  • Stepwise approach to management and treatment (behavioral modification, medications)

Objectives

  • The learner will realize that the majority of their female patients suffer with incontinence
  • Develop system for history and physical based on the differential diagnosis of incontinence
  • Feel comfortable counseling patients on lifestyle changes to help with incontinence
  • Learn the medications and when to use them
  • Know when to refer to urology or urogynecology and which specialty might be more beneficial based on the patient's diagnosis

Language

English

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