Alteration in Patterns of Urinary Elimination: Incontinence

(_)Actual (_) Potential

Related To:
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(_) Congenital urinary tract anomalies:
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(_) Disorders of urinary tract:_________
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(_) Drug therapy
(_) Environmental barriers to bathroom
(_) Estrogen deficiency
(_) Inability to communicate needs
(_) Lack of privacy
(_) Loss of perineal tissue tone
(_) Neurogenic disorder or injury
(_) Prostatic enlargement
(_) Stress/fear
(_) Other:__________________________
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As evidenced by:
[Check those that apply]
Major:
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Must be present)
(_) Urgency followed by incontinence.
(_) Other:

 

Date &
Sign.
Plan and Outcome
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Target
Date:
Nursing Interventions
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Date
Achieved:
The patient will:(_) Be continent at all times.(_) Be continent during waking hours.

(_) Other:

 

 

(_) Montiro I & O, including patterns of urinary incontinence.(_) Instruct to start and stop stream during urination.(_) Ask physician for pelvic floor exercises. Order and teach as follows:
_________x__________ (# of times).

(_) Limit fluids 2-3 hours prior to bedtime.

(_) No fluids after:___________

(_) Awaken patient at night to void at:_______ or q___hours.

(_) Provide urinal/bedpan/bedside commode in easy access.

(_) Place call light within reach at all times.

(_) Provide comfort measures (sitz baths: warm perineal soaks as needed).

(_) Other:________________
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