Information is collected about the patient's incontinence symptoms and bladder habits, general health and functional status, medical problems, current medications, and past medical, surgical, and obstetrics histories.
a.) Onset of incontinence
b.) Frequency and volume of accidents
c.) Circumstances that cause urine loss, including any 1.- leaking, 2.- Loss caused by caffeine, alcohol or medication, 3.) if patient is not aware of leakage, has post void dribbling or leaks continuously.
d.) Bladder habits
e.) Daily fluid intake
f.) Self-management techniques used (frequent voiding, restricting fluid, incontinence products, urine collection devices
g.) Previous evaluation and treatment (and pt perception)
h.) Any other urinary symptom (urgency, burning, pain, hematuria, weakness)
i.) Bowel habits, constipation, laxative use, fecal incontinence
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