Urinary incontinence (CG40) (replaced by CG171)
Urinary incontinence: the management of urinary incontinence in women
This guidance has been replaced by CG171 Urinary incontinence in women
This NICE guideline covers the care of women with urinary incontinence. It gives advice on treatments for several types of urinary incontinence and related conditions, including stress incontinence, overactive bladder syndrome, which may involve urge incontinence, stress and urge incontinence occurring together.
It does not look at urinary incontinence caused specifically by diseases of the nervous system, urinary incontinence in men or in children, and faecal incontinence.
This guidance replaces TA56 Stress incontinence - tension-free vaginal tape.
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This page was last updated: 13 September 2013
This guideline is currently being updated. Further information can be found on the Urinary incontinence (update) guideline in development page.
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