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Exam & Evaluation (Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly)
Questions: Please respond to following statements.

1 Incontinence affects twice as many men as women.
True     False
2 Kegel exercises can strengthen pelvic floor muscles and reduce urinary incontinence.
True     False
3 Ageing is associated with increasing bladder capacity.
True     False
4 Urinary incontinence is a normal consequence of ageing.
True     False
5 Having a stroke can cause UI.
True     False
6 Urge incontinence may occur when one hears the sound of water, or when on the way to the toilet.
True     False
7 Urinary incontinence is associated with all of the following except:
  Impaired mobility
  Drinking 1500cc of water in 24 hours.
  Weak pelvic muscles
  Urinary tract infection
8 The symptoms of Stress Incontinence include:
  Feeling overwhelmed by work.
  Having an urgency to go to the toilet.
  Losing urine while sneezing, laughing, coughing or moving about.
  Passing a little bit of urine without feeling the need to urinate.
9 Behavioral management of UI includes all of the following except:
  Prompted voiding
  Scheduled toileting
  Pharmacologic or surgical treatment
  Praising the patient for being dry and using the toilet.
10 Drugs like Ditropan and Detrol are effective for urinary incontinence because they strengthen bladder muscle tone and cause the bladder muscle to contract.
True     False
11 Mrs. Doe is 68 years old, 30 hours post stroke with left hemiparesis. Her bedding is wet and her urine is dark amber with a foul smell. Mrs Doe is asking for an indwelling catheter.
  Notify the stroke rehabilitation team of the incontinence
  Initiate a prompted voiding schedule and appropriate absorbent padding..
  Encourage her to drink more water, if not on fluid restriction.
  Patient teaching regarding the risk of UTI with an indwelling catheter.
  All of the above
12 Bladder training includes:
  Patient education
  Scheduled voiding
  Positive reinforcement
  All of the above
13 Urinary incontinence has been associated with:
  Constipation, Confusion
  Impaired mobility
  Reaction to medication
  All of the above
  None of the above
14 If a patient answers "yes" to the following questions, it may indicate he/she has a problem with UI.
  Does your bedding ever have urine stains?
  Does coughing or sneezing cause you to wet yourself?
  Do you lose urine in sufficient quantity to be a problem for you?
  Second and third questions only
  All three questions
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