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Treatment of stress urinary incontinence with a mobile app: factors associated with success.

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Source
Int Urogynecol J. 2018 09; 29(9):1325-1333
Publication Type
Journal Article
Date
09-2018
Author
Emma Nyström
Ina Asklund
Malin Sjöström
Hans Stenlund
Eva Samuelsson
Author Affiliation
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Unit of Research, Education and Development-Östersund, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. emma.nystrom@regionjh.se.
Source
Int Urogynecol J. 2018 09; 29(9):1325-1333
Date
09-2018
Language
English
Publication Type
Journal Article
Keywords
Adult
Exercise Therapy - methods
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Middle Aged
Mobile Applications - statistics & numerical data
Pelvic Floor
Pregnancy
Quality of Life
Self Care - methods
Sweden
Telemedicine - statistics & numerical data
Treatment Outcome
Urinary Incontinence, Stress - psychology - therapy
Abstract
Stress urinary incontinence is common among women. First-line treatment includes pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) and lifestyle advice, which can be provided via a mobile app. The efficacy of app-based treatment has been demonstrated in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). In this study, we aimed to analyze factors associated with successful treatment.
Secondary analysis of data from the RCT. At baseline and 3-month follow-up, participants (n?=?61) answered questions about symptoms, quality of life, background, and PFMT. Success was defined as rating the condition as much or very much better according to the validated Patient Global Impression of Improvement questionnaire. Factors possibly associated with success were analyzed with univariate logistic regression; if p?
Notes
CommentIn: Int Urogynecol J. 2018 Apr;29(4):613 PMID 29508042
CommentIn: Int Urogynecol J. 2018 Jun;29(6):925 PMID 29594320
PubMed ID
29222718 View in PubMed
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