Urinary Incontinence And Loss Of Bladder Control

900 WordsOct 15, 20144 Pages
Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence is loss of bladder control, which can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common with age. Symptoms of incontinence can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. If it is not managed on time, it can lead to embarrassment, stigmatization, and depression. Research the South University Online Library and the Internet to learn more about this topic. Based on your learning respond to the following: What are your thoughts about patients ' reluctance to talk about incontinence with their providers? I believe that the talk of toilet habits or one’s bodily waste is not a present conversation in any social situations. Moreover, the incontinence sufferers have to face the social stigma of the symptoms of the this condition and that intensifies the stress of the condition. A several factors may influence these suffered to make a decision regarding the seeking of the medical treatment. Of course, the ability to adapt to their condition that may influenced by one’s cultural, social, and psychological factors along with the concepts of self-image, self-worth, and health expectations (Norton, 2007). The one of the most common reason for not seeking the medical help is related to decreased knowledge regarding the condition and of available treatments and it’s options (Norton, 2007). In a geriatric population, they are more likely to accept their symptoms and feel that they don’t want to bother their healthcare providers (Norton,
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