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  • Urinary Incontinence Management Using Gibbs Reflective Framework

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    This reflection case study will be discussing urinary continence management using Gibbs reflective framework (Gibbs,1988). This will include what is urinary incontinence management, the pathophysiology of urinary incontinence after stroke, how continence affect patient and current clinical practice and the role of the nurse and multi-disciplinary team within continence management. Also using the evidence based research and national guidelines. In accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

  • Urethritis

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    Urethritis What is urethritis? Urethritis is a medical term for inflammation of the urethra, which is located at the end of the urinary tract. The urethra is longer in males compared to females as it needs to travel down the length of the penis. When this region of the urinary tract becomes inflamed, patients develop burning on urination, pain, clear or purulent urethral discharge, and occasionally bleeding. Urethritis is most commonly seen in sexually active men. The most common cause of urethritis

  • The Quality Improvement Nursing Process

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    during insertion of the catheter, during manipulation of the catheter or drainage system, around the catheter, and after removal. The difference between men and women regarding UTI’s related back to the human anatomy. A man’s urethra is 8 inches in length, while a woman’s urethra is 1.5 inches in length. Bacteria can quickly and easily make its way into a woman’s bladder. This is why there is a large percent of women UTI’s when used in comparison to men (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2012). Catheter-related

  • Arctostaphylos Ursi: Bear's Grape

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    Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi or more commonly simply Uva-ursi, known in Latin as "Bear's Grape" due to bears inclinations towards eating the plant it grows on, is a leaf taken from a particularly sturdy winter evergreen shrub. This herb has been known of and utilized since the 2ndcentury as an effective UTI neutralizer. It is taken as an herbal supplement that has few contraindications with the exception of those with ineffective or inadequate urinary system function, as well as women who are pregnant

  • Theories Of J. Marion Sims

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    Utilitarianism is the theory that any action can be justified if its effects were positive. John Stuart Mill, a famous utilitarian, once said that “ The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.” When applying this idea to the conflict regarding J. Marion Sims, it creates a great deal of controversy. In Montgomery, Alabama through 1845 to 1849, Anarcha, Lucy, Betsey, and countless other nameless

  • A Study On Emergency Care

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    Overview Judy Violet [pseudonym] is a twenty-year-old female who has presented to Emergency Care [EC] with a three day history of burning and pain when urinating. She reported urinating more frequently than usual and that her urine was cloudy. She reported lethargy and loss of appetite, but was accepting fluids. She denied fever, nausea, vomiting and flank pain. She reported two previous urinary tract infections [UTIs] in the past six months. She self-managed these with cranberry juice, so

  • The Between Female And Female Urinary System

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    Problem/Definition Microbes such as bacteria, viruses, or fungi enter the urethra and can cause a urinary tract infection. A “UTI” can occur in different parts of the urinary tract such as the kidneys, the ureter, the bladder or the urethra. They are more common in woman than in men. This is due to the females having a shorter urethra. According to Balentine (2015), “about 40% of women and 12% of men will experience a UTI in their lifetime”(p.1). It is because of the anatomical and physiological

  • The intrauterine device (copper-T) is most common method used for contraception as it is an

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    The intrauterine device (copper-T) is most common method used for contraception as it is an economical and effective method. It is associated with complications like bleeding, perforation and migration to neighboring organs or omentum. Perforation of the urinary bladder by an IUD is extremely rare. A retrospective study was carried out in a medical college to find out the incidence of displacement of copper-T over a period of one year (Jan 2013 to Dec 2013). Total 240 copper-T were inserted as IUD

  • Urinary Tract Infection And Its Effect On The Body System

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    system in your body which includes the bladder and kidneys makes urine and carries it out of your body. When germs get into the urinary tract system an infection is typically formed. UTI’s are usually caused when unwanted bacteria enters through the urethra and begins to multiply (www.mayoclinic.org). The bacteria that are normally found in the large intestine and feces are the most common source of a UTI. Sexual intercourse is one of the common causes of urinary tract infections for women, causing bacteria

  • Ureteroscopy

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    connected by a tube. The tube may be either rigid or flexible, depending on whether it will be used for diagnosis or for treatment. The cystoscope transmits clear and detailed images of the inner mucous membrane that lines the urinary bladder and the urethra. A cystoscopy is performed to find the cause of conditions such as: •

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