Putting an end to silent suffering

At least half of women with urinary incontinence do not report the problem to their GP, research shows.

This finding, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has prompted the American College of Physicians (ACP) to develop clinical practice guidelines on the nonsurgical management of the condition, with Australia set to follow suit.

The new guidelines encouraging doctors to be more proactive have been commended by the Continence Foundation of Australia and are aligned