- Urinary Incontinence in Women: Evaluation and Management
. This article offers a comprehensive approach to the evaluation and management of urinary incontinence in women.
CME Sites (with Credits)
- The Medscape Urology
Various urology informational materials on the website. (Urology, Miscellaneous )
- Urinary tract infection
25-30% of women between the age of 20 and 40 years have had UTI 80% of urinary tract infections are caused by the bacterium E.coli 40% of patients with a urinary tract infection have a recurrence within one year All men and children with even one urinary tract infection, and women with recurrent infections, should be investigated for underlying causes Obstruction plus infection is a true medical emergency The vast majority of UTI can be treated successfully with antibiotics Complications are not common, but can be serious or even fatal
- Urinary Incontinence Medication
The goal of therapy is to improve the symptoms of frequency, nocturia, urgency, and urge incontinence. Treatment options include anticholinergics, antispasmodic agents, and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs).
- DRE of prostate gland
Digital Rectal Examination
BPH is a common condition in which prostate cells begin to increase in number. This growth, part of the aging process, compresses the urethra making it difficult or painful to urinate. Although it is not known exactly what causes an enlarged prostate, the majority of all men will experience it as they age. It is important to note that Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is not cancerous and is not life threatening, but it does affect your day-to-day life in inconvenient and unpleasant ways.
- The Journal of Urology
The Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA)
- The Digital Urology Journal
A Peer-Reviewed Journal of Adult and Pediatric Urology on the World Wide Web.
- Current Opinion in Urology
Current Opinion in Urology is one of 24 Current Opinion journals that aims to help clinicians and researchers keep up-to-date, cover key subjects like BPH, STDs and UTIs, prostate cancer, renal medicine and surgery, and paediatric urology.
- BioMed Central: Urology
BMC Urology publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of urological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.
- British Journal of Urology
Official journal of the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Hong Kong Urological Association, the Caribbean Urological Association and the Irish Society of Urology, and international journal of the Urological Society of India
News in urology for doctors from current medical journals. Free registration, other resources in different specialities are also available.
- Urology Information Centre
news service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading.
- Detection of Prostate Cancer: American Urological AssociationAUA Guideline on Detection of Prostate Cancer
DETECTION OF PROSTATE CANCER Download the unabridged version of this guideline [pdf] Additional Educational Resources Available
- Pediatric Urology book
The Pediatric Urology book has been divided into several sections. In each section, the chapter has been divided into subsections, each subsection being contributed by a specialist
- Online Textbook of Urology
Free and up-to-date online textbook of urology : urological diseases and procedures are described in detail.
- Emeidicine: Urology
Urology textbook on Medscape eMedicine
Organizations / Associations / Institutions
- American Urological Association (AUA)
promotes and protects urologists' professional autonomy and ability to provide the highest quality of care to their patients
- BUPA UK: Having Prostate Surgery
Facts to help patients to make an informed decision. Includes alternatives to surgery and describes the treatment, possible side-effects, and possible complications of the operation
- NYU Medical Center: Urological Surgery
This site explains the different applications of minimally invasive surgery in urology.
- MayoClinic.com: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Surgery for an enlarged prostate — what to expect, who it's best for and outcomes.
- andrology australia
A Federal Government initiative, provides education and resources to health professionals and the community on male reproductive health issues such as erectile dysfunction, androgen deficiency, testicular cancer and prostate disease.
- Men's Health Patient Information - American Academy of Family Physicians
An excellent resource for patients on topics including prostate cancer, BPH, impotence, and male infertility.
- Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Surgery for BPH — what to expect, who it's best for TURP and outcomes of surgery
- Urology Health
This is the American Urological Association's Health and Education outreach website w lots of urology information.
- Diagnosis and Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common condition affecting older men. Typical presenting symptoms include urinary hesitancy, weak stream, nocturia, incontinence, and recurrent urinary tract infections.
- Urology Practice Guidelines from the AUA
The American Urological Association 's recommendations on specific urologic topics based upon a consensus panel review of the scientific medical literature and expert opinion.
- The Bristol Urological Institute - GP Guidlines
This site provides information on urologye. Also includes the latest case histories, pathology, research, educational material for postgraduates, course information, guidelines for GP's and related topics. (Urology, Miscellaneous )
- Urology Guidelines
Urology Guideline maintained in BJUI website
to provide free, accurate, timely, evidence-based urology news and information to help healthcare providers stay up-to-date on relevant urologic conditions and to patients for better understanding of symptoms and treatments -- Empowering both groups to access evidence-based diagnosis and treatment solutions from anywhere in the world. It publishes a full spectrum of online medical articles about urology health and urology diseases organized by conditions, treatments, and evidence-based guidelines
- Renal Cell Carcinoma
University of California Television (UCTV): reviews the epidemiology of kidney cancer (including established risk factors), the biology and pathophysiology of kidney cancer, treatment options for localized disease, and the role of systemic therapy in the treatment of advanced, metastatic disease
- Bladder Cancer
reviews the basic biology and pathophysiology of bladder cancer, focusing on methods used to detect bladder cancer, treatment of early-stage disease with therapies administered into the bladder, the role of surgery or radiation therapy in the treatment localized disease, the role of chemotherapy for metastatic disease, and new directions in the field, particularly the role of