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Epidemiology, prescribing patterns and resource use associated with overactive bladder in UK primary care.

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This study aimed to estimate the incidence and prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms in the UK and analyse the use of anticholinergic/antispasmodic medications and other healthcare resources within UK general practice. Patients with a record of urinary frequency, urgency, nocturia, urge incontinence or irritable/unstable bladder between 1987 and 2004 were identified from the General Practice Research Database. Demographic characteristics, referrals, consultations, investigations and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
International journal of clinical practice
Volume:
60
Issue:
8
Pages:
949-958
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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EISSN:
1742-1241
ISSN:
1368-5031
URN:
uuid:4c1ddf24-6b95-4225-9b36-d86e939c3b20
Source identifiers:
162648
Local pid:
pubs:162648

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