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Prevention and management of urinary disorders

Prevention and management of urinary disorders
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Prevention and Management of Urinary Disorders Management PreventionURINARY RETENTION URINARY RETENTION  Assess urine output patterns.  Assist clients with toileting.  Implement measures to stimulate  Maintain normal voiding habits. independent voiding.URINARY INCONTINENCE URINARY INCONTINENCE  Monitor fluid intake.  Maintain a healthy weight.  Teach Kegel Exercises.  Don’t smoke.  Develop a voiding schedule.  Practice Kegel Exercises.  Use behavior modification.  Avoid bladder irritants.  Eat more fiber.  Be active.  Maintain proper fluids.URINARY TRACT INFECTION URINARY TRACT INFECTION  Modify diet.  Drink eight 8oz glasses of water per day  Increase fluid intake. to flush bacteria out of the urinary  Teach health promotion strategies. system.  Prevent complications.  Practice frequent voiding (every 2-4 hours). Void immediately after intercourse.  Avoid use of harsh soaps, bubble bath, powder, or sprays in the perineal area.  Avoid tight-fitting pants or other clothing that creates irritation to the urethra and prevents ventilation of the perineal area.  Wear cotton rather than nylon underclothes.  Girls and women should always wipe the perineal area from front to back following urination or defecation.  If recurrent urinary infections are a problem, take showers rather than baths.  Increase the acidity of urine through regular intake of vitamin C.

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