Hill Incontinence Care Plan Essay

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Ackley: Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 10th Edition Clinical Reasoning and Critical Thinking: Use of the Nursing Process Case Study - Mrs. Hill (Incontinence) Case Studies Case Scenario “Oh, this is awful,” Jenny muttered to herself. She was sitting on the toilet with a pair of very wet panties and slacks around her ankles. Jenny never knew when it would hit―this need to urinate quickly. She would find herself running to the bathroom like a woman possessed and then usually not making it in time. “It also seems like I’m peeing all the time,” she said. “This is getting old really fast,” she thought, as she continued trying to squeeze the urine out of her panties using quantities of toilet paper. Nursing Assessment Including…show more content…
Write a nursing diagnostic statement for one of the nursing diagnoses by combining the nursing diagnosis label with the “related to” (r/t) factors. a. The label is the title of the nursing diagnosis as defined by the North American Nursing Diagnoses Association (NANDA). b. An r/t statement describes the factors that may be contributing to or causing the problem that resulted in the nursing diagnosis. (The information can be copied and pasted from the EVOLVE site into the areas below.) NANDA label: Urge Incontinence; The state in which an individual experience involuntary passage of urine, occurring soon after strong sudden need to void. Definition: Involuntary passage of urine occurring soon after a strong sense of urgency to void Urge incontinence is defined within the context of overactive bladder syndrome. The overactive bladder is characterized by bothersome urgency (a sudden and strong desire to urinate that is not easily deferred) (Abrams et al, 2002). Overactive bladder is typically associated with frequent daytime voiding and nocturia, and approximately 37% will experience urge urinary incontinence (Stewart et al, 2003). Related to (r/t) factors: frequent accidents after sudden urge to void, inability to delay urine with sudden urge and increasing urinary accidents over past year. Neurological disorders (brain disorders, including cerebrovascular accident, brain

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