This 2nd revised edition covers management and treatment of bladder and bowel dysfunctions in men and women, pelvic organ prolapse, issues concerning the elderly, neurologically impaired patients and those with pelvic pain. New chapters cover quality of life, treatment of bladder and bowel dysfunction in children, the history of pelvic floor muscle exercise and manual therapy. The use of real-time ultrasound to evaluate pelvic floor muscle contractility is discussed, and a new section covers ethical issues in the management of incontinence. This is a useful reference and practical guide for health professionals dealing with incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. 36 Tables, black and white; 75 Illustrations, black and white; XXIII, 301 p. 75 illus.