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Recent developments in stress urinary incontinence in women

10 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article provides an overview of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and current treatments. The role of the specialist nurse is also explored. It is recommended...

Managing pregnancy-related pelvic floor dysfunction

30 January 2015

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Many women experience pelvic floor dysfunction at some time in their lives. Most commonly, it manifests as urinary incontinence but women can also be affected by...

Exercise programmes for women with stress urinary incontinence

01 April 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Aim To compare the efficacy of a supervised pelvic floor exercise programme and conventional home-prescribed exercise programme for the treatment of mild-to-moderate...

Understanding the basic assessment and treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in older women

08 September 2021

Nursing Older People


Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are prevalent in older women. These symptoms are often under-reported due to the potentially embarrassing nature of the symptoms...

Clinical assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms in adults

21 March 2022

Nursing Standard


Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) result from conditions and diseases that affect the bladder and the urethra, and can occur in men and women of all ages. LUTS can...

Assessment and management of urinary incontinence in women

20 April 2018

Nursing Standard


Urinary incontinence is a common and usually hidden issue that can affect women of all ages. It is often ignored by the patient because of their misconception that...