The effect of conservative treatment of urinary incontinence among older and frail older people: a systematic review.

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urinary incontinence (UI) is a common symptom among older people, with a higher prevalence among frail older persons living in nursing homes. Despite consequences such as reduced health and quality of life, many older people do not seek help for their symptoms, resulting in missed opportunity for treatment.


  • Karin Stenzelius
  • Ulla Molander
  • Jenny Odeberg
  • Margareta Hammarström
  • Karin Franzen
  • Patrik Midlöv
  • Eva Samuelsson
  • Gunnel Andersson
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  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)736-744
JournalAge and Ageing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch