Urinary incontinence (UI) is involuntary loss of bladder Bladder A musculomembranous sac along the urinary tract. Urine flows from the kidneys into the bladder via the ureters, and is held there until urination. Pyelonephritis and Perinephric Abscess control or unintentional voiding, which can represent a hygienic and/or social problem to the patient. Urinary incontinence can be a symptom, a sign, and a disorder. The 5 types of UI include stress, urge, mixed, overflow, and functional. The etiology of urinary incontinence is multifactorial. Risk factors for women include prior vaginal deliveries and menopause Menopause Menopause is a physiologic process in women characterized by the permanent cessation of menstruation that occurs after the loss of ovarian activity. Menopause can only be diagnosed retrospectively, after 12 months without menstrual bleeding. Menopause; the main risk factor for men is prior prostate Prostate The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. The gland surrounds the bladder neck and a portion of the urethra. The prostate is an exocrine gland that produces a weakly acidic secretion, which accounts for roughly 20% of the seminal fluid. surgery. Diagnosis is clinical, but more specialized tests are occasionally needed. Successful management is directed to the type of incontinence and the cause. Management includes nonsurgical and surgical approaches. A good prognosis Prognosis A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations. Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas is expected, especially with early detection.
Last updated: Aug 18, 2022
Urinary incontinence is loss of bladder Bladder A musculomembranous sac along the urinary tract. Urine flows from the kidneys into the bladder via the ureters, and is held there until urination. Pyelonephritis and Perinephric Abscess control, leading to involuntary loss of urine or uncontrolled urine leakage, which presents a hygienic or social problem to the individual and impacts quality Quality Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps. Quality Measurement and Improvement of life.
Focus the history on symptoms consistent with incontinence based on the type of circumstance:
Management of urinary incontinence is dependent on several factors:
Surgical intervention is considered when other methods of management fail.
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