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Evid Based Nurs 2:85 doi:10.1136/ebn.2.3.85
  • Treatment

Bladder training plus pelvic muscle exercises reduced urinary incontinence in women immediately after treatment

Combination therapy v pelvic muscle exercises immediately after treatment for urinary incontinence in women*

Outcomes Combination therapy Pelvic muscle exercises RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. Results for the group that received bladder training alone were not significant and have not been included in the table.
Cure of incontinence 31% 13% 149% (21 to 424) 5 (3 to 23)
Perceived improvement 52% 30% 74% (13 to 174) 4 (3 to 20)

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