oa Professional Nursing Today - Surgical management of stress incontinence in women : theatre nursing

Volume 9, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



The surgical management of stress incontinence in women should encompass a combined approach by the family practitioner and the specialist. This review, in two parts, discusses the place of the family practitioner in this process. The continence mechanism, pre-operative counselling, appropriate surgical procedures, postoperative complications and aftercare are all discussed, to enable the family practitioner to provide adequate support to the patient.

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