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NICE issues new guidance on urinary incontinence in women

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7574.876-c (Published 26 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:876
  1. Adrian O'Dowd
  1. London

    Doctors in England and Wales have been given new guidance to improve the care and treatment of millions of women who have urinary incontinence.

    But surgeons should have specific competences before they perform surgery in cases of urinary incontinence, says the guidance, which was issued this week by the clinical standards body the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).

    The guidelines on how to manage urinary incontinence in women contain around 100 recommendations and advise on diagnosis, treatment, and training in this area, which NICE says …

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