Pharmacologic management of bladder dysfunction in adult women

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology



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Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications | Maternal and Child Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Women's Health


Women commonly experience lower urinary tract symptoms that can severely decrease quality of life. Symptoms are often associated with diagnoses such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and bladder pain syndrome. Expanding evidence supports the effectiveness of many basic nursing interventions, including behavioral management education and optimal use of various pharmacologic agents. The primary focus of this article is pharmacologic treatment of urinary symptoms in women, including new and emerging agents.

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Citation: J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2014 Mar-Apr;43(2):253-63. doi: 10.1111/1552-6909.12287. Epub 2014 Feb 6. Link to article on publisher's site

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