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Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly

SBU Assessment

Presents a comprehensive, systematic assessment of available scientific evidence for effects on health, social welfare or disability. Full assessments include economic, social and ethical impact analyses. Assessment teams include professional practitioners and academics. Before publication the report is reviewed by external experts, and scientific conclusions approved by the SBU Board of Directors.

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How to cite this report: SBU. Urinary incontinence in the elderly. Stockholm: Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU); 2013. SBU report no 219 (in Swedish).

Published: Report no: 219

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