oa Professional Nursing Today - An approach to the patient with urinary incontinence : clinical

Volume 10, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Extracted from text ... Dr PJ le Roux Department of Urology, University of Stellenbosch 12 Professional Nursing Today September / October 2006 Vol. 10 No. 5 Mixed incontinence is diagnosed when both stress and urge symptoms are present, and it is not clear which is predominant. History and examination A thorough history is vital in order to categorise the type of incontinence. The number of pads or other protection needed will give some indication of the severity of the problem. The voiding pattern is noted, and direct questions are asked regarding other urinary tract symptoms such as frequency, dysuria or haematuria. Any concurrent or ..

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