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Validity study of the severity index, a simple measure of urinary incontinence in women.

Hanley, Janet, Capewell, Ann and Hagen, Suzanne (2001) Validity study of the severity index, a simple measure of urinary incontinence in women. BMJ, 322 (7294). pp. 1096-1097. ISSN 0959-8138

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A severity index that diagnoses urinary incontinence as slight, moderate, or severe appears to be effective, according to a study of 237 women. The index is based on how frequently the woman experiences incontinence and how much urine is lost.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0959-8138
Electronic ISSN: 1756-1833
Uncontrolled Keywords: Severity index; Urinary incontinence
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences > School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health > 610 Medicine & health
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health > 618 Gynecology, obstetrics, pediatrics & geriatrics
300 Social sciences > 310 Statistics
Library of Congress Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Item ID: 1611
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 02 May 2008 16:32
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 11:47
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/1611

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