Expert Commentary

Overactive Bladder, Diagnosis and Treatment

Mimi Secor, MS, Med, FNP-BC, FAANP

Nurse Practitioner
Newton Wellesley ObGyn
Newton, MA

Overactive bladder results from an unstable bladder and the inability to control bladder contractions. Here, Mimi Secor, nurse practitioner, gives an overview of the symptoms and the differential diagnosis of overactive bladder. Current and emerging treatment options are also discussed.

References

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  3. Griebling TL. Best treatment of overactive bladder if behavioral treatment and anticholinergics fail. Sacral nerve stimulation. J Urol. 2011;185(6):2024-6.
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