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1

Name causes of incontinence extrinsic to the urinary system

Environment
Habit
Physical fitness

2

Name causes of incontinence intrinsic to the urinary system

Problem with bladder or urinary outlet

3

During urine storage the detrusor muscle is___

relaxed

4

Voluntary voiding involves _____of external sphincter and______ of internal sphincter and ____ of bladder

Voluntary relaxation of external sphincter
Involuntary relaxation
Contraction of bladder

5

What is urinary retention with overflow incontinence

Bladder outlet too strong

6

What are the characteristics of urinary retention with overflow incontinence

Urethral blockage
Bladder unable to empty properl
Poor urine flow
Hesitancy
Older men with BPH

7

How is urinary retention with overflow incontinence treated?

Alpha blockers (tamsulosin)
Anti-androgen (shrinks prostate finasteride)
Surgery (TURP)
Catheterisation

8

In urge incontinence the bladder muscles are ___

too strong

9

In stress incontinence the bladder muscles are__

too weak

10

How is urge incontinence treated

Anti-muscarinics (relax detrusor oxybutinin, tolterodine, solifenacin)

11

What is Neuropathic bladder

No awareness of bladder filling resulting in overflow incontinence