Mayo Clinic on Managing Incontinence
Paul D. M. Pettit
Mayo Clinic, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 216 pages
Incontinence is a symptom of one or more conditions that may or may not be reversible. This new resource offers practical strategies for improving bladder and bowel control, as well as information on causes, medicines, treatments, or surgical techniques to help manage this condition.
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