Below is a glossary of common terms relating to Cochrane Incontinence. For a general glossary of terms relating to Cochrane, click here.

This glossary is designed to provide a valuable resource of terminology that is more understandable to lay readers and to help harmonise terminology across reviews. 

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With grateful thanks to Marilyn Walsh, a member of our consumer panel, for her input into this Glossary.