8 terms

Urinary Elimination

transient incontinence
incontinence that appears suddenly and lasts for 6 months or less, caused by factors such as acute illness, infection, or diuretics
stress incontinence
involuntary loss of urine related to an increase in intra-abdominal pressure like coughing, sneezing, laughing
urge incontinence
involuntary loss of urine that occurs soon after feeling an urgent need to void. loss of urine before getting to toilet cant supress need to urinate
mixed incontinence
urine loss with features of two or more types of incontinence
overflow incontinence
associate with overdistension and overflow of bladder
functional incontinence
caused by inability to reach toiet because of enrivonmental barries, loss of memory, disorientation
total incontinence
continuous and unpredictable loss or ufine
when catheter is left in place organism may move up cather lumen and cause this