Card Set Information
Urinary incontinence Saddleback N170
Urinary incontinence types
Bladder become overfilled because sensation to void is not felt by pt; detrusor muscle is underactive &/or the urethra is obstructed
Leakage of urine in a usually continent person r/t physical, environmental or psychological cause
Involuntary loss of urine that occurs when the bladder cannot handle increased abdominal pressure, due to weakness of urethra & surrounding muscles.
Loss of urine with an abrupt & strong desire to urinate. Commonly due to a sudden involuntary contraction of the detrusor muscle (it does not relax during urination).
Result of neurologic disease with dysfunction of nerves controlling bladder.
Combination of stress & urge incontinence; most often seen in elderly women.
Related to neurologic abnormalities which cause the detrusor muscle to contract abnormally