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Definition of urinary incontinence

Involuntary loss of urine that is sufficient enough in frequency and amount to cause physical and/or emotional stress for the pt.

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Women suffer from incontinence more than men

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Causes categories

- stress- loss of urine with exerted pressure like a cough or sneeze

- urge-
- mixed- combination of stress and urge
- overflow- cannot empty bladder
- other- fistula, spinal cord issue, etc..

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Risk factors

- females over males
- Menopause
- Child birth
- Immobility
- Environmental Barriers
- Altered Cognition
- Medication
- Smoking
- Collagen
- Nerve disorders
- stroke
- diabetes
- Anything that increases intra-abdominal pressure

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See notes for info on nervous system control over continence and voiding

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Anal wink test is testing what nerve

Pudendal (S2-4). The Pudendal nerve innervates all of the external genitalia as well as thesphincters of the baldder and rectum. It reactes to sharp and dull touch. It innervates bulbocavernosus muscle

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Purpose of the Q-Tip test

To measure bladder neck mobility
Over 30 degrees = hypermobility....hypermobility is often associated with stress incontinence

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Uterine Prolapse that is an anterior wall defect is

Cystocele

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Prolapse regarding a posterior wall defect?

Rectocele

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Lateral wall defect

Paravaginal defect

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Apical defect

uterine prolapse, vaginal vault prolapseq

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Symptoms of anterior wall prolapse

stress urinary incontinence, incomplete bladder emptying, possible increased frequency of UTIs

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Symptoms of posterior wall prolapse

Incomplete stool evacuation
Splinting to assist defecation

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Know the levels of support slide

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