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020 Bladder Leakage  1 International Standards Organization. ISO 11948-1: Urine-absorbing aids Part 1: Whole product testing. Geneva: International Standards Organization; 1996. 1996.
 2 Hellstrom L, Ekelund P, Larsson M, Milsom I. Adapting incontinent patients incontinence aids to their leakage volumes. Scand J Caring Sci 1993;7(2):67-71.
 3 Gibb H, Wong G. How to choose: nurses' judgements of the effectiveness of a range of currently marketed continence aids. J Clin Nurs 1994 Mar;3(2):77-86.
 4 ICS Glossary of Terminology. International Continence Society, 2019. https://www.ics.org/glossary
 5 Proudfoot LM, Farmer ES, McIntosh JB. Testing incontinence pads using single-case research designs. Br J Nurs 1994 Apr 14;3(7):316, 318-20, 322.
 6 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 7 Koch T, Kralik D, Eastwood S, Schofield A. Breaking the silence: women living with multiple sclerosis and urinary incontinence. Int J Nurs Pract 2001 Feb;7(1):16-23.
 8 Hocking C. Function or feelings: factors in abandonment of assistive devices. Technology and Disability 1999;(11):3-11.
 9 Phillips B, Zhao H. Predictors of assistive technology abandonment. Assist Technol 1993;5(1):36-45.
 10 McMillen A-M, Soderberg S. Disabled persons' experience of dependence on assistive devices. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2002;(9):176-83.
003 Bowel Leakage  1 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 2 Gibb H, Wong G. How to choose: nurses' judgements of the effectiveness of a range of currently marketed continence aids. J Clin Nurs 1994 Mar;3(2):77-86.
 3 Lewis SJ & Heaton KW. Stool form scale as a useful guide to intestinal transit time. Scand J Gastroenterol. 1997 Sep;32(9):920-4
 4 Proudfoot LM, Farmer ES, McIntosh JB. Testing incontinence pads using single-case research designs. Br J Nurs 1994 Apr 14;3(7):316, 318-20, 322.
 5 Phillips B, Zhao H. Predictors of assistive technology abandonment. Assist Technol 1993;5(1):36-45.
 6 Koch T, Kralik D, Eastwood S, Schofield A. Breaking the silence: women living with multiple sclerosis and urinary incontinence. Int J Nurs Pract 2001 Feb;7(1):16-23.
 7 Hocking C. Function or feelings: factors in abandonment of assistive devices. Technology and Disability 1999;(11):3-11.
 8 McMillen A-M, Soderberg S. Disabled persons' experience of dependence on assistive devices. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy 2002;(9):176-83.
025 Mobility  1 Fader M, Barnes E, Malone-Lee J, Cottenden A. Continence. Choosing the right garment. Nurs Times 1987 Apr 15;83(15):78-85.
 2 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
028 Body Shape  1 Buckley B. User perspectives, preferences and priorities relating to products for managing bladder and bowel dysfunctions. J Engineering in Medicine 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0954411917750193
 2 Dunn S, Paterson J, Kowanko I , et al. Final report in relation to services for development of a consumer guide and information on continence products. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Health and Aged Care, 2000.
 3 Muller N, McInnis E. The development of national quality performance standards for disposable absorbent products for adult incontinence. Ostomy Wound Manage 2013; 59(9): 40–55.
 4 Vickerman J. Selecting urinals for male patients. Nursing Times 102(19):47-8, 2006 May 9;-15.
026 Hand Control  1 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
 2 Logan K, Shaw C, Webber I, Samuel S, Broome L. Patients' experiences of learning clean intermittent self-catheterization: a qualitative study. J Adv Nurs 2008 Apr;62(1):32-40.
 3 Fowler C. Bladder Problems. Letchworth, UK: MS Research Trust; 1998.
 4 Vickerman J. Selecting urinals for male patients. Nursing Times 102(19):47-8, 2006 May 9;-15.
030 Day or Night  1 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
032 Laundry  1 Aumônier S, Collins M. Life cycle assessment of disposable and reusable nappies in the UK. London: Environmental Agency; 2005.
035 Independence  1 Naylor JR, Mulley GP. Commodes: inconvenient conveniences. BMJ 1993 Nov 13;307(6914):1258-60.
036 Paying for Products  1 Wagg AS, Newman DK, Leichsenring K, van Houten P. Developing an internationally-applicable service specification for continence care: Systematic review, evidence synthesis and expert consensus. PloS One. 2014; 9 (8): e104129
 2 Newman D, Buckley B, Gordon D, Griebling T, Pretty L, Wang K, Gartley C, Norton C. Continece promotion, education & primary prevention. In: Abrams P, Cardozo L, Khoury S, Wein A, editors. Incontinence. 5th edition. ICUD-EAU 2013. P 1787-1827.
 3 Walker GJ, Gunasekera P. Pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence in developing countries: review of prevalence and risk factors. Intl Uro-gyne J. 2011; 22 (2): 127-35.
 4 Wilks S, Morris N, Delgado D, Prieto J, Moore K, Macaulay M, et al. Development of an effective and acceptable cleaning method to allow safe re-use of plain, uncoated catheters for intermittent catheterisation. Neurourol Urodyn; 2016; 35 (S4): S449-51
 5 Macaulay M, Morris N, Wilks S, Delgado D, Prieto J, Fader M. A novel, evidence-based method for reprocessing catheters used for intermittent catheterisation. Neurourol Urodyn; 2016; 35 (S4): S463-5
037 Personal Preferences  1 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 2 Getliffe K, Fader M, Cottenden A, Jamieson K, Green N. Absorbent products for incontinence: 'treatment effects' and impact on quality of life. Journal of Clinical Nursing 16(10):1936-45, 2007 Oct.
 3 Macaulay M, Broadbridge J, Gage H, Williams P, Birch B, Moore KN, Cottenden A, Fader MJ. A trial of devices for urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2015 Sep;116(3):432-42
 4 Fader MJ, Cottenden AM, Gage HM, et al. Individual budgets for people with incontinence: results from a ‘shopping’ experiment within the British National Health Service. Health Expect 2014; 17(2): 186–196.
 5 Buckley B. User perspectives, preferences and priorities relating to products for managing bladder and bowel dysfunctions. J Engineering in Medicine 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0954411917750193
 6 Dunn S, Paterson J, Kowanko I, et al. Final report in relation to services for development of a consumer guide and information on continence products. Canberra, ACT, Australia: Department of Health and Aged Care, 2000.
 7 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008; 12(29): iii–iv, ix–185.
004 Absorbent products for women  1 Buckley B. User perspectives, preferences and priorities relating to products for managing bladder and bowel dysfunctions. J Engineering in Medicine 2017. DOI: 10.1177/0954411917750193
 2 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
 3 Grant R. Washable pads or disposable diapers? Geriatr Nurs 1982 Jul;3(4):248-51.
 4 Brown DS. Diapers and underpads, Part 2: Cost outcomes. Ostomy Wound Manage 1994 Nov;40(9):34-6, 38, 40.
 5 Hu TW, Kaltreider DL, Igou JF. Disposable versus reusable incontinent products: a controlled cost-effectiveness experiment. Ostomy Wound Manage 1988;21:46-53.
 6 Beber CR. Freedom for the incontinent. Am J Nurs 1980 Mar;80(3):482-4.
 7 Getliffe K, Fader M, Cottenden A, Jamieson K, Green N. Absorbent products for incontinence: 'treatment effects' and impact on quality of life. Journal of Clinical Nursing 16(10):1936-45, 2007 Oct.
 8 Cottenden AM, Fader MJ, Pettersson L, Clinton L, Dean GE, Malone-Lee J, et al. Disposable, shaped bodyworn pads with pants for heavy incontinence. London, UK: Medical Devices Agency; 1998. Report No.: IN1.
 9 Clarke-O'Neill S, Fader MJ, Pettersson L, Clinton L, Dean G, Malone-Lee J, et al. Disposable pads for light incontinence. London, UK: Medical Devices Agency; 2002. Report No.: IN9.
 10 International Standards Organization. ISO 11948-1: Urine-absorbing aids Part 1: Whole product testing. Geneva: International Standards Organization; 1996. 1996.
 11 Cottenden AM, Ledger DJ. Predicting the leakage performance of bodyworn disposable incontinence pads using laboratory tests. J Biomed Eng 1993 May;15(3):212-20.
 12 Cottenden AM, Fader MJ, Pettersson L, Brooks RJ. How well does ISO 11948-1 (the Rothwell method) for measuring the absorption capacity of incontinence pads in the laboratory correlate with clinical pad performance. Medical Engineering & Physics 25(7):603-13, 2003 Sep.
004.001 Light bladder leakage in women  1 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
 2 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 3 Clarke-O'Neill S, Pettersson L, Fader M, Dean G, Brooks R, Cottenden A. A multicentre comparative evaluation: washable pants with an integral pad for light incontinence. J Clin Nurs 2002 Jan;11(1):79-89.
 4 Clarke-O'Neill S, Pettersson L, Fader M, Cottenden A, Brooks R. A multicenter comparative evaluation: disposable pads for women with light incontinence. Journal of Wound, Ostomy, & Continence Nursing 31(1):32-42, 2004 Jan;-Feb.
 5 Erekson EA, Meyer SA, Melick C, McLennan MT. Incontinence pads: recommending the best product-based wetback performance and price. Int Urogynecol J 2008.
004.002 Moderate / heavy bladder leakage in women  1 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
 2 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 3 Fader MJ, Pettersson L, Clinton L, Dean GE, Brooks RD, Cottenden AM. Disability Equipment Assessment Report, All-in-one disposable bodyworn pads for heavy incontinence. Medical Devices Agency (UK); 1999. Report No.: IN.4.
 4 Clancy B, Malone-Lee J. Reducing the leakage of body-worn incontinence pads. J Adv Nurs 1991 Feb;16(2):187-93.
 5 Macaulay M, Clarke-ONeill S, Fader M, Pettersson L, Cottenden A. Are washable absorbents effective at containing urinary incontinence? Nursing Times 100(12):58-62, 2004 Mar 23;-29.
005.001 Light bladder leakage in men  1 Macaulay M, Pettersson L, Fader M, Brooks R, Cottenden A. Absorbent products for men with light incontinence: an evaluation. UK: Medical Devices Agency; 2005.
 2 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 3 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
005.002 Moderate / heavy bladder leakage in men  1 Fader M, Cottenden A, Getliffe K, Gage H, Clarke-O'Neill S, Jamieson K, et al. Absorbent products for urinary/faecal incontinence: a comparative evaluation of key product designs. Health Technol Assess 2008 Jul;12(29):iii-185.
 2 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017
 3 Fader MJ, Pettersson L, Clinton L, Dean GE, Brooks RD, Cottenden AM. Disability Equipment Assessment Report, All-in-one disposable bodyworn pads for heavy incontinence. Medical Devices Agency (UK); 1999. Report No.: IN.4.
 4 Macaulay M, Clarke-ONeill S, Fader M, Pettersson L, Cottenden A. Are washable absorbents effective at containing urinary incontinence? Nursing Times 100(12):58-62, 2004 Mar 23;-29.
007 Female Devices  1 Nygaard I. Prevention of exercise incontinence with mechanical devices. J Reprod Med 1995 Feb;40(2):89-94.
 2 Realini JP, Walters MD. Vaginal diaphragm rings in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. J Am Board Fam Pract 1990 Apr;3(2):99-103.
 3 Bhatia NN, Bergman A. Pessary test in women with urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 1985 Feb;65(2):220-6.
 4 Cameron A, Wallner L, Tate DG, Sarma S, Rodriguez G, Clemens JQ. Bladder management after spinal cord injury in the United States 1972 to 2005. Journal of Urology 2010.
 5 Thyssen H, Lose G. New disposable vaginal device (continence guard) in the treatment of female stress incontinence. Design, efficacy and short term safety. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 1996 Feb;75(2):170-3.
 6 Thyssen H, Sander P, Lose G. A vaginal device (continence guard) in the management of urge incontinence in women. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1999;10(4):219-22.
 7 Morris A, Moore KH. The Contiform incontinence device - efficacy and patient acceptability. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2003.
 8 Allen WA, Leek H, Izurieta A, Moore KH. Update: the 'Contiform' intravaginal device in four sizes for the treatment of stress incontinence. International Urogynaecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 2008.
 9 Glavind K. Use of a vaginal sponge during aerobic exercises in patients with stress urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1997;8(6):351-3.
 10 Ziv E, Stanton SL, Abarbanel J. Significant improvement in the quality of life in women treated with a novel disposable intravaginal device for stress urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2009.
 11 Farage M, Aronstein W, Miller KW, Karram M, Katz M, Hertzman B. A Disposable Intravaginal Device for the Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence. The open women's health journal 2011.
 12 Biswas NC. A silastic vaginal device for the treatment of genuine stress incontinence. Neurourology & Urodynamics 1988;(7):271-2.
 13 Kondo A, Yokoyama E, Koshiba K, Fukui J, Gotoh M, Yoshikawa Y, et al. Bladder neck support prosthesis: a nonoperative treatment for stress or mixed urinary incontinence. J Urol 1997 Mar;157(3):824-7.
 14 Moore KH, Simons A, Dowell C, Bryant C, Prashar S. Efficacy and user acceptability of the urethral occlusive device in women with urinary incontinence. J Urol 1999 Aug;162(2):464-8.
 15 Ding J, Chen C, Song CX, Zhang L, Deng M, Zhu L. Changes in prolapse and urinary symptoms after the fitting of a ring pessary with support in women with advanced pelvic organ prolapse. Urol. 2016; 87; 70-75
 16 Manchana T, Bunyavejchevin S. Impact on quality of life after ring pessary use for pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2012; 23 (7):873-7.
 17 Lone F, Thakar R, Sultan AH. One-year prospective comparison of vaginal pessaries and surgery for pelvic organ prolapse using the validated ICIQ-VS and ICIQ-UI (SF) questionnaires. Int Urogynecol J. 2015; 26 (9):1305-12.
 18 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women: management. NICE guideline NG123 2019
 19 Suarez GM, Baum NH, Jacobs J. Use of standard contraceptive diaphragm in management of stress urinary incontinence. Urology 1991 Feb;37(2):119-22.
 20 Davila GW, Neal D, Horbach N, Peacher J, Doughtie JD, Karram M. A bladder-neck support prosthesis for women with stress and mixed incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 1999 Jun;93(6):938-42.
 21 Hahn I, Milsom I. Treatment of female stress urinary incontinence with a new anatomically shaped vaginal device (Conveen Continence Guard). Br J Urol 1996 May;77(5):711-5.
 22 Gorti M, Hudelist G, Simons A. Evaluation of vaginal pessary management: a UK-based survey. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009.
010.001.001.001.001 External Urethral Devices  1 Eckford SD, Jackson SR, Lewis PA, Abrams P. The continence control pad--a new external urethral occlusion device in the management of stress incontinence. Br J Urol 1996 Apr;77(4):538-40.
 2 Brubaker L, Harris T, Gleason D, Newman D, North B. The external urethral barrier for stress incontinence: a multicenter trial of safety and efficacy. Miniguard Investigators Group. Obstet Gynecol 1999 Jun;93(6):932-7.
 3 Versi E, Harvey MA. Efficacy of an external urethral device in women with genuine stress urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1998;9(5):271-4.
 4 Moore KH, Simons A, Dowell C, Bryant C, Prashar S. Efficacy and user acceptability of the urethral occlusive device in women with urinary incontinence. J Urol 1999 Aug;162(2):464-8.
 5 Tincello DG, Bolderson J, Richmond DH. Preliminary experience with a urinary control device in the management of women with genuine stress incontinence. Br J Urol 1997 Nov;80(5):752-6.
 6 Tincello DG, Adams EJ, Bolderson J, Richmond DH. A urinary control device for management of female stress incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 2000 Mar;95(3):417-20.
 7 Bellin P, Smith J, Poll W, Bogojavlensky S, Knoll D, Childs S, et al. Results of a multicenter trial of the CapSure (Re/Stor) Continence shield on women with stress urinary incontinence. Urology 1998 May;51(5):697-706.
 8 Shinopulos NM, Dann JA, Smith JJ, III. Patient selection and education for use of the CapSure (Re/Stor) continence shield. Urol Nurs 1999 Jun;19(2):135-40.
010.001.001.001.002 Internal Urethral Devices  1 Balmforth J, Cardozo LD. Trends toward less invasive treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Urology 2003 Oct;62(4 Suppl 1):52-60.
 2 Dunn M, Brandt D, Nygaard I. Treatment of exercise incontinence with a urethral insert: a pilot study. The Physician and Sports Medicine 2002 Jan;30(1).
 3 Nielsen KK, Walter S, Maegaard E, Kromann-Andersen B. The urethral plug II: an alternative treatment in women with genuine urinary stress incontinence. Br J Urol 1993 Oct;72(4):428-32.
 4 Nielsen K, Walter S, Maegaard E, Kromann-Andersen B. The urethral plug : an alternative treatment of women with urinary stress incontinence. (Danish). Ugeskrift for Laeger 1995;157(22):3194-7.
 5 Peschers U, Zen RF, Schaer GN, Schussler B. The VIVA urethral plug: a sensible expansion of the spectrum for conservative therapy of urinary stress incontinence?. Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 1996 Mar;56(3):118-23.
 6 Staskin D, Bavendam T, Miller J, Davila GW, Diokno A, Knapp P, et al. Effectiveness of a urinary control insert in the management of stress urinary incontinence: early results of a multicenter study. Urology 1996 May;47(5):629-36.
 7 Miller JL, Bavendam T. Treatment with the Reliance urinary control insert: one-year experience. J Endourol 1996 Jun;10(3):287-92.
 8 Sand PK, Staskin D, Miller J, Diokno A, Sant GR, Davila GW, et al. Effect of a urinary control insert on quality of life in incontinent women. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1999;10(2):100-5.
 9 Boos K, Anders K, Hextall A, Tooz-Hobson P, Cardozo L. Randomised trial of Reliance versus FemAssist devices in the management of genuine stress incontinence. Neurourology & Urodynamics 1998;17(4):455-6.
010.001.001.001 Internal Vaginal Devices  1 Realini JP, Walters MD. Vaginal diaphragm rings in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. J Am Board Fam Pract 1990 Apr;3(2):99-103.
 2 Suarez GM, Baum NH, Jacobs J. Use of standard contraceptive diaphragm in management of stress urinary incontinence. Urology 1991 Feb;37(2):119-22.
 3 Bhatia NN, Bergman A. Pessary test in women with urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 1985 Feb;65(2):220-6.
 4 Cameron A, Wallner L, Tate DG, Sarma S, Rodriguez G, Clemens JQ. Bladder management after spinal cord injury in the United States 1972 to 2005. Journal of Urology 2010.
 5 Richter HE, Burgio K, Brubaker L, Nygaard IE, Ye W, Weidner A, et al. A Trial of Continence Pessary vs. Behavioral Therapy vs. Combined Therapy for Stress Incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 2010.
 6 Biswas NC. A silastic vaginal device for the treatment of genuine stress incontinence. Neurourology & Urodynamics 1988;(7):271-2.
 7 Davila GW, Neal D, Horbach N, Peacher J, Doughtie JD, Karram M. A bladder-neck support prosthesis for women with stress and mixed incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 1999 Jun;93(6):938-42.
 8 Kondo A, Yokoyama E, Koshiba K, Fukui J, Gotoh M, Yoshikawa Y, et al. Bladder neck support prosthesis: a nonoperative treatment for stress or mixed urinary incontinence. J Urol 1997 Mar;157(3):824-7.
 9 Moore KH, Simons A, Dowell C, Bryant C, Prashar S. Efficacy and user acceptability of the urethral occlusive device in women with urinary incontinence. J Urol 1999 Aug;162(2):464-8.
 10 Morris A, Moore KH. The Contiform incontinence device - efficacy and patient acceptability. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2003.
 11 Allen WA, Leek H, Izurieta A, Moore KH. Update: the 'Contiform' intravaginal device in four sizes for the treatment of stress incontinence. International Urogynaecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 2008.
 12 Nygaard I. Prevention of exercise incontinence with mechanical devices. J Reprod Med 1995 Feb;40(2):89-94.
 13 Thyssen H, Lose G. New disposable vaginal device (continence guard) in the treatment of female stress incontinence. Design, efficacy and short term safety. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 1996 Feb;75(2):170-3.
 14 Thyssen H, Sander P, Lose G. A vaginal device (continence guard) in the management of urge incontinence in women. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1999;10(4):219-22.
 15 Sander P, Thyssen H, Lose G, Andersen JT. Effect of a vaginal device on quality of life with urinary stress incontinence. Obstet Gynecol 1999 Mar;93(3):407-11.
 16 Hahn I, Milsom I. Treatment of female stress urinary incontinence with a new anatomically shaped vaginal device (Conveen Continence Guard). Br J Urol 1996 May;77(5):711-5.
 17 Thyssen H, Bidmead J, Lose G, Moller BK, Dwyer P, Cardozo L. A new intravaginal device for stress incontinence in women. BJU Int 2001 Dec;88(9):889-92.
 18 Glavind K. Use of a vaginal sponge during aerobic exercises in patients with stress urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 1997;8(6):351-3.
 19 Ziv E, Stanton SL, Abarbanel J. Significant improvement in the quality of life in women treated with a novel disposable intravaginal device for stress urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 2009.
 20 Farage M, Aronstein W, Miller KW, Karram M, Katz M, Hertzman B. A Disposable Intravaginal Device for the Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence. The open women's health journal 2011.
 21 Ziv E, Stanton SL, Abarbanel J. Efficacy and safety of a novel disposable intravaginal device for treating stress urinary incontinence. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008.
 22 Gorti M, Hudelist G, Simons A. Evaluation of vaginal pessary management: a UK-based survey. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009.
008 Male Devices  1 Macaulay M, Broadbridge J, Gage H, Williams P, Birch B, Moore KN, Cottenden A, Fader MJ. A trial of devices for urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2015 Sep;116(3):432-42
 2 Cottenden A, Fader M, Beeckman D, Bliss D, Buckley B, Kitson-Reynolds E, et al. Management using Continence Products. In: Abrams P CL, Wein A, Wagg A, editor. Incontinence 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, Tokyo 2016. 6: ICS/ICUD; 2017.
 3 Potter J. Male urinary incontinence-could penile sheaths be the answer? Journal of Community Nursing 2007;21(5):4042.
 4 Watson R, Kuhn M. The influence of component parts on the performance of urinary sheath systems. J Adv Nurs 1990 Apr;15(4):417-22.
 5 Fader M, Pettersson L, Dean G, Brooks R, Cottenden AM, Malone-Lee J. Sheaths for urinary incontinence: a randomized crossover trial. BJU Int 2001 Sep;88(4):367-72
 6 Pemberton P, Brooks A, Eriksen CM, Frost S, Graham S, Greenman L, et al. A comparative study of two types of urinary sheath. Nursing Times 102(7):36-41, 2006 Feb 14;-20.
 7 Pomfret I. Back to basics: urinary sheaths. Journal of Community Nursing 2003;17(10).
 8 Pomfret I. Penile sheaths: a guide to selection and fitting. Journal of Community Nursing 2006;20(11):14-8.
 9 Bycroft J, Hamid R, Shah PJ. Penile erosion in spinal cord injury--an important lesson. Spinal Cord 41(11):643-4, 2003 Nov.
 10 Fetsch JF, Davis CJ, Jr., Hallman JR, Chung LS, Lupton GP, Sesterhenn IA. Lymphedematous fibroepithelial polyps of the glans penis and prepuce: a clinicopathologic study of 7 cases demonstrating a strong association with chronic condom catheter use. Hum Pathol 2004 Feb;35(2):190-5.
 11 Golji H. Complications of external condom drainage. Paraplegia 1981;19(3):189-97.
 12 Johnson JR, Roberts PL, Olsen RJ, Moyer KA, Stamm WE. Prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection with a silver oxide-coated urinary catheter: clinical and microbiologic correlates. J Infect Dis 1990 Nov;162(5):1145-50.
 13 Ouslander JG, Greengold B, Chen S. External catheter use and urinary tract infections among incontinent male nursing home patients. J Am Geriatr Soc 1987 Dec;35(12):1063-70.
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 15 Al-Awadhi NM, Al-Brahim N, Ahmad MS, Yordanov E. Giant fibroepithelial polyp of the penis associated with long-term use of condom catheter. Case report and literature review. Review 16 refs. Canadian Journal of Urology 14(4):3656-9, 2007 Aug.
 16 Potter PJ. Disordered control of the urinary bladder after human spinal cord injury: what are the problems? Prog Brain Res 2006;152:51-7.
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008.001 Sheaths  1 Chartier-Kastler E, Ballanger P, Petit J, Fourmarier M, Bart S, Ragni-Ghazarossian E, et al. Randomized, crossover study evaluating patient preference and the impact on quality of life or urisheaths vs absorbent products in incontinent men. BJU International 2011.
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 22 Saint S, Kaufman SR, Rogers MA, Baker PD, Ossenkop K, Lipsky BA. Condom versus indwelling urinary catheters: a randomized trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 54(7):1055-61, 2006 Jul.
 23 Al-Awadhi NM, Al-Brahim N, Ahmad MS, Yordanov E. Giant fibroepithelial polyp of the penis associated with long-term use of condom catheter. Case report and literature review. Review 16 refs. Canadian Journal of Urology 14(4):3656-9, 2007 Aug.
008.002 Penile Compression Devices  1 Moore KN, Schieman S, Ackerman T, Dzus HY, Metcalfe JB, Voaklander DC. Assessing comfort, safety, and patient satisfaction with three commonly used penile compression devices. Urology 63(1):150-4, 2004 Jan.
 2 Macaulay M, Broadbridge J, Gage H, Williams P, Birch B, Moore KN, Cottenden A, Fader MJ. A trial of devices for urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2015 Sep;116(3):432-42
008.003 Body-Worn Urinals  1 Macaulay M, Broadbridge J, Gage H, Williams P, Birch B, Moore KN, Cottenden A, Fader MJ. A trial of devices for urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2015 Sep;116(3):432-42
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008.004 Devices for penile retraction  1 Macaulay M, Broadbridge J, Gage H, Williams P, Birch B, Moore K, Cottenden A, Fader M A trial of male urinary devices for urinary incontinence after treatment for Prostate cancer
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 2 Macaulay M, Morris N, Wilks S, Delgado D, Prieto J, Fader M. A novel, evidence-based method for reprocessing catheters used for intermittent catheterisation. Neurourol Urodyn; 2016; 35 (S4): S463-5
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 6 Gray M, Beeckman D, Bliss DZ et al. Incontinence-associated dermatitis: A Comprehensive Review and Update. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2012; 39(1):61–74.
 7 Driver DS. Perineal dermatitis in critical care patients. Crit Care Nurse 2007; 27(4):42–46.
 8 Farage MA, Miller KW, Berardesca E & Maibach HI. Incontinence in the aged: contact dermatitis and other cutaneous consequences. Contact Dermatitis 2007; 57(4):211–217.
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