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Urinary Incontinence / Urinary Tract Infection

Reasons Older Women Do Not Seek Care for Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a reality for many older women and can have a significant impact on quality of life. However, rates of seeking care for UI are low.

In this literature review, the author compiles current research examining themes related to care-seeking behavior of older adult community-dwelling women, identifies gaps in the recent literature, and provides suggestions for future research directions.

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