Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Urinary Incontinence

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Hashim Hashim, Paul Abrams
OUP Oxford, Nov 3, 2011 - Medical - 84 pages
Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome and urinary incontinence are prevalent conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. As such, it is important that these conditions are understood, diagnosed and treated appropriately. Part of the Oxford Urology Library, this pocketbook provides a practical and easy-to-read reference, covering all clinically relevant aspects of OAB and incontinence. With chapters covering the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of OAB and urinary incontinence, this book will serve as a useful guide for urologists, gynaecologists, geriatricians, trainees, nurses, continence advisors, physiotherapists, medical students and general practitioners all over the world.
 

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Contents

Preface
Foreword
Symbols and abbreviations
Contributors
1 Definition of overactive bladder syndrome and stress urinary incontinence
2 Epidemiology of overactive bladder syndrome and urinary incontinence
3 Theories behind overactive bladder syndrome and stress urinary incontinence
4 Diagnosis of overactive bladder syndrome and stress urinary incontinence
5 Treatment of overactive bladder syndrome and stress urinary incontinence
6 Treatment of complex cases
International Consultation and National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence NICE guidelines
Index
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Hashim Hashim is a consultant urological surgeon at the Bristol Urological Institute with sub-specialist interest in female and functional urology and urodynamics. He was awarded an MD for his clinical research and is currently a member of the European Association of Urology Strategic Planning Office and the International Consultation on Incontinence Urodynamics committee. He also serves as an editorial board member of Neuro-urology and Urodynamics. Hashim has published extensively and has been an invited speaker to several national and international meetings.

Paul Abrams is a world-renowned expert in lower urinary tract dysfunction. He is Professor of Urology, University of Bristol, and the Bristol Urological Institute. He served as General Secretary of the International Continence Society for 13 years and is Chairman of the International Consultations on Incontinence and the Urodynamic Sub-committee of the International Consultation on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and is Vice-Chairman of the International Consultation on Urological Diseases. He is a member of several editorial boards and has published and presented extensively in the field.

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