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Commentary on: Balk EM, Rofeberg VN, Adam, GP, et al. Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for urinary incontinence in women: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of clinical outcomes. Ann Intern Med 2019 Mar 19. doi: 10.7326/M18-3227.
Implications for practice and research
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to treat urinary incontinence (UI) can effectively be implemented for non-pregnant women with UI in order to improve UI outcomes.
Future research can examine barriers to implementation of evidence-based interventions for UI as well as educational programmes for nurses to improve knowledge and UI outcomes.
UI is a prevalent condition across the globe. UI is pervasive in all care settings and communities.1 There has been significant research regarding non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions alike that are efficacious in treating UI.2 3 While this is the case, there have …
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