UBC Graduate Research

Conservative Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Scoping Review of the Literature McIntosh, Louise


Stress urinary incontinence is a serious threat to the well-being of women worldwide. This literature review is focused on describing numerous conservative (non-surgical and non-pharmacological) treatment options that are currently available to women with this condition, identifying the benefits and drawbacks of these treatments, and drawing conclusions from existing research about the treatments considered most efficacious. This information is important for health professionals and women worldwide who seek effective, low-risk treatments for stress urinary incontinence.

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