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Screening for Urinary Incontinence

  • Michael Jubinville, MPH
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Condition InDepth

Screening for Urinary Incontinence

The purpose of screening is to find and treat health problems early. Screening is done for people who may be at high risk, but who do not have problems.

There are no screening guidelines or tests for urinary incontinence.


  • Urinary incontinence in men. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/approach-to/urinary-incontinence-in-men-25.
  • Urinary incontinence in women. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/condition/urinary-incontinence-in-women.


  • Nicole S. Meregian, PA
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