Overactive bladder: Evaluation and management in primary care
Matt T. Rosenberg, MD
Director, MidMichigan Health Centers, Jackson, MI
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD
Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
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ABSTRACTPrimary care physicians must initiate a discussion of overactive bladder and urinary incontinence with their patients who are at risk. A stepwise approach to evaluation and diagnosis and the use of systematic evaluation and treatment algorithms suitable to the primary care setting will improve identification and effective management of the incontinent patient.
Letters To The Editor
- Matt T. Rosenberg, MD
- Roger R. Dmochowski, MD