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Urinary incontinence as a marker of higher mortality in patients receiving home care services.

Authors
  • John, Gregor
  • Gerstel, Eric
  • Jung, Michel
  • Dällenbach, Patrick
  • Faltin, Daniel
  • Petoud, Véronique
  • Zumwald, Catherine
  • Rutschmann, Olivier T
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Urology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
113
Issue
1
Pages
113–119
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/bju.12359
PMID: 24053316
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

In a cohort of patients receiving home care services, UI was a strong predictor of length of hospital stay and mortality, increasing with UI severity.

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