Knowledge and Practice of Nurses and Practical Nurses in the Tertiary Health Care Center Regarding Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence


  • Sarit-apirak S, Udomsubpayakul U, Manonai J


Knowledge, Practice, Pelvic organ prolapse, Urinary incontinence, Nurses


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Sarit-apirak S, Udomsubpayakul U, Manonai J. Knowledge and Practice of Nurses and Practical Nurses in the Tertiary Health Care Center Regarding Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence. j dept med ser [Internet]. 2018 Apr. 1 [cited 2022 Sep. 27];43(2):86-92. Available from:



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