NRSG 100 Ch. 37 Urinary Elimination

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  1. 3 different terms meaning the process of emptying the bladder
    Urination, Micturition, Voiding
  2. any involuntary loss of urine that causes a problem
    Urinary Incontinence
  3. people whose bladder are no longer controlled by the brain because of injury or disease also void by reflex only
    Autonomic Bladder
  4. occurs when urine is produced normally but is not excreted completely from the bladder
    Urinary Retention
  5. continued incontinence of urine past the age of toilet training
  6. urination at night
  7. drug capable of causing kidney damage
  8. blood in the urine
  9. involves the surgical creation of an alternate route for excretion of urine
    Urinary Diversion
  10. pelvic floor muscle training; target the inner muscles that lie under the support the bladder
    Kegel Exercises
  11. incontinence appears suddenly and last for 6 months or less
    Transient Incontinence
  12. incontinence that occurs when there is an involuntary loss of urine related to an increase in intra-abdominal pressure
    Stress Incontinence
  13. incontinence that is the involuntary loss of urine that occurs soon after feeling an urgent need to void (urgency)
    Urge Incontinence
  14. incontinence that indicates that there is urine loss with features of two or more types of incontinence
    Mixed Incontinence
  15. incontinence with the involuntary loss of urine associated with overdistentino and overflow of the bladder
    Overflow Incontinence
  16. incontinence caused by the inability to reach the toilet because of environmental barriers, physical limitations, loss of memory, or disorientation
    Functional Incontinence
  17. incontinence related to emptying bladder without the sensation of the need to void
    Reflex Incontinence
  18. incontinence of continuous and unpredictable loss of urine, resulting from surgery, trauma, or physical malformation
    Total Incontinence
  19. the amount of urine remaining in the bladder immediately after voiding
    Postvoid Residual (PVR)
  20. a soft, pliable sheath catheter made of silicone material that is applied externally to the penis
    External Condom Catheter
  21. a straight catheter used to drain the bladder for shorter periods
    Intermittent Urethral Catheters
  22. a catheter that is to remain in place for continuous drainage
    Indwelling Urethral Catheter
  23. a catheter used for long-term continuous drainage (inserted surgically) through a small incision above the pubic area
    Suprapubic Catheter
  24. bacteria in the urine
  25. a cutaneous urinary diversion
    ileal conduit
  26. a measure of the concentration of dissolved solids in the urine; normal range 1.015-1.025
    Specific Gravity
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NRSG 100 Ch. 37 Urinary Elimination
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