A GP guide to incontinence in the elderly

With advances in minimally invasive treatment procedures, elderly and frail women experiencing urinary incontinence have more options than ever.

Need to know:

  • Incontinence is a significant health condition that affects the majority of women over 65, but many patients are too embarrassed to raise issues and are unaware of available treatment options.
  • Incontinence treatment is available for both community-dwelling and nursing home-resident populations.
  • If conservative treatments f