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The role of community pharmacy in the promotion of continence care: A systematic review (2024)
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Uren, A., Dawson, S., Cotterill, N., Williams, A., McLeod, H., Chandler, D., & Watson, M. (in press). The role of community pharmacy in the promotion of continence care: A systematic review. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2024.04.010

Objectives Community pharmacies are convenient healthcare settings which provide a wide range of services in addition to medicine supply. Continence care is an area where there is an opportunity for the implementation of new innovations to improve c... Read More about The role of community pharmacy in the promotion of continence care: A systematic review.

Development and first-in-human testing of FLUME urinary catheter with protected tip and relocated drainage holes (2023)
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Drake, M., Anderson, K., Gammie, A., Morris, N., Timlin, T., Cotterill, N., …Havard, J. (2023). Development and first-in-human testing of FLUME urinary catheter with protected tip and relocated drainage holes. Continence, 8, Article 101054. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cont.2023.101054

Evaluation of a catheter design which protects its tip with the retaining balloon when inflated, and has eyeholes at the base of the balloon to improve drainage. Preclinical tests included assessment of retaining balloon performance, and microbiologi... Read More about Development and first-in-human testing of FLUME urinary catheter with protected tip and relocated drainage holes.

Treating male lower urinary tract symptoms in primary healthcare using conservative interventions: The TRIUMPH cluster randomised controlled trial (2023)
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Drake, M., Worthington, J., Frost, J., Sanderson, E., Cochrane, M., Cotterill, N., …Lane, A. (in press). Treating male lower urinary tract symptoms in primary healthcare using conservative interventions: The TRIUMPH cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ,

Objective(s): To determine whether a standardised and manualised intervention for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) achieves superior symptomatic improvement versus usual care. Design: 2-arm cluster randomised controlled trial where sites were ran... Read More about Treating male lower urinary tract symptoms in primary healthcare using conservative interventions: The TRIUMPH cluster randomised controlled trial.

Proper understanding of recurrent stress urinary incontinence treatment in women (PURSUIT): A randomised controlled trial of endoscopic and surgical treatment (2022)
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Clark, L., Fitzgerald, B., Noble, S., MacNeill, S., Paramasivan, . S., Cotterill, N., …Pope, C. (2022). Proper understanding of recurrent stress urinary incontinence treatment in women (PURSUIT): A randomised controlled trial of endoscopic and surgical treatment. Trials, 23(1), Article 628. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06546-9

Background: Women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) experience urine leakage with physical activity. Currently, the interventional treatments for SUI are surgical, or endoscopic bulking injection(s). However, these procedures are not always succ... Read More about Proper understanding of recurrent stress urinary incontinence treatment in women (PURSUIT): A randomised controlled trial of endoscopic and surgical treatment.

Professional perspectives on impacts, benefits and disadvantages of changes made to community continence services during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from the EPICCC-19 national survey (2022)
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Palmer, C., Richardson, D., Rayner, J., Drake, M. J., & Cotterill, N. (2022). Professional perspectives on impacts, benefits and disadvantages of changes made to community continence services during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from the EPICCC-19 national survey. BMC Health Services Research, 22(1), 783. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08163-3

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic required changes to the organisation and delivery of NHS community continence services which assess and treat adults and children experiencing bladder and bowel difficulties. Although strong evidence exists for the p... Read More about Professional perspectives on impacts, benefits and disadvantages of changes made to community continence services during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from the EPICCC-19 national survey.

CONfidence: developing an app to promote bladder and bowel health (2022)
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Cotterill, N. (2022). CONfidence: developing an app to promote bladder and bowel health. Nursing Times, 118(4), 26-27

Through a series of events with healthcare staff, patients and members of the public in Bristol, we identified a need for more easily accessible information for bowel and bladder incontinence. This was particularly important for the many people who d... Read More about CONfidence: developing an app to promote bladder and bowel health.

Female urgency, trial of urodynamics as routine evaluation (FUTURE study): A superiority randomised clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of invasive urodynamic investigations in management of women with refractory overactive bladder symptoms (2021)
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Abdel-fattah, M., Chapple, C., Guerrero, K., Dixon, S., Cotterill, N., Ward, K., …Norrie, J. (2021). Female urgency, trial of urodynamics as routine evaluation (FUTURE study): A superiority randomised clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of invasive urodynamic investigations in management of women with refractory overactive bladder symptoms. Trials, 22(1), Article 745. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05661-3

Background: Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome is a symptom complex affecting 12–14% of the UK adult female population. Symptoms include urinary urgency, with or without urgency incontinence, increased daytime urinary frequency and nocturia. OAB has a... Read More about Female urgency, trial of urodynamics as routine evaluation (FUTURE study): A superiority randomised clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of invasive urodynamic investigations in management of women with refractory overactive bladder symptoms.

The development of the Cystectomy-Pathway Assessment Tool (C-PAT): a concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway (2021)
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Uren, A., Cotterill, N., Abrams, P., Catto, J., Patel, B., McGrath, J., …Rowe, E. (2022). The development of the Cystectomy-Pathway Assessment Tool (C-PAT): a concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway. BJU International, 129(6), 708-717. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.15539

Objectives: To develop and test the psychometric properties of a concise, patient-reported questionnaire, designed to assess key aspects of the radical cystectomy (RC) patient pathway that are important to both patients and clinicians. Patients and M... Read More about The development of the Cystectomy-Pathway Assessment Tool (C-PAT): a concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway.

Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER) (2021)
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Abrams, P., Constable, L. D., Cooper, D., MacLennan, G., Drake, M. J., Harding, C., …Glazener, C. (2021). Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER). European Urology, 79(6), 812-823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2021.01.024

Background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is common after radical prostatectomy and likely to persist despite conservative treatment. The sling is an emerging operation for persistent SUI, but randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparison with the... Read More about Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER).

The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ): An update on status and direction (2020)
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Uren, A. D., Uren, A., Cotterill, N., Pardoe, M., & Abrams, P. (2020). The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ): An update on status and direction. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 39(6), 1889-1896. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.24437

Aims: In its 22nd year, the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire (ICIQ) project continues to promote its primary objective; the development and dissemination of patient completed questionnaires for the standardized, high-quality a... Read More about The International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaires (ICIQ): An update on status and direction.

International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Satisfaction: psychometric testing of a new patient-reported outcome measure for the evaluation of satisfaction after urological surgery (2020)
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Uren, A. D., Cotterill, N., Hashim, H., Worthington, J., Kapoor, D., & Abrams, P. (2020). International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Satisfaction: psychometric testing of a new patient-reported outcome measure for the evaluation of satisfaction after urological surgery. BJU International, 126(2), 286-291. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.15091

Objectives: To evaluate the psychometric properties of a new patient-reported outcome measure (PROM), the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Satisfaction (ICIQ-S), to assess satisfaction after urological surgery. Subjects/Patien... Read More about International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Satisfaction: psychometric testing of a new patient-reported outcome measure for the evaluation of satisfaction after urological surgery.

TReatIng Urinary symptoms in Men in Primary Healthcare using non-pharmacological and non-surgical interventions (TRIUMPH) compared with usual care: Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial (2019)
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Frost, J., Lane, J. A., Cotterill, N., Fader, M., Hackshaw-McGeagh, L., Hashim, H., …Worthington, J. (2019). TReatIng Urinary symptoms in Men in Primary Healthcare using non-pharmacological and non-surgical interventions (TRIUMPH) compared with usual care: Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials, 20, Article 546. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3648-1

Background: Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) can relate to urinary storage or voiding. In men, the prevalence and severity of LUTS increases with age, with a significant impact on quality of life. The majority of men presenting with LUTS are manag... Read More about TReatIng Urinary symptoms in Men in Primary Healthcare using non-pharmacological and non-surgical interventions (TRIUMPH) compared with usual care: Study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial.