HOSPITAL BASED CARE OF ELDERLY (stress incontinence (urinary ) (medical…
HOSPITAL BASED CARE OF ELDERLY
people who are recovering from a serious illness or condition
people with chronic eating disorders, such as bulimia or anorexia nervosa
those who have difficulty absorping nutrients
people on low incomes
individuals who are socially isolated
older people, especially those who are hospitalized or in long-term institutional care
eat a well balanced diet
low intake of food , social and mobility problem ,digestive disorders and stomach conditions , low intake of food
higher risk of getting sick and taking longer to heal
loss of fat, muscle mass, and body tissue
always feeling cold
inability to concentrate
tiredness and irritability
lack of appetite or interest in food or drink
poor eyesight (cataract)
quit smoking ,reduce alcohol use ,wear sunglasses .
administer prescribed medication ,assist the patient with daily activities , reassure the patient .
severe , sudden eye pain ,recurrent pain in or around the eye , seeing floating ,double vision.
artificial lens ,cataract surgery
diabetes ,increase age ,obesity ,excessive exposure to sunlight ,
signs and symptoms of fall
joint pain , bruises , back pain , increased heart rate
signs and symptoms
leg pain ,rapid heart rate ,red spots ,skin bumps , joint pain
. Teach client the importance of maintaining a regular exercise program such as walking
Teach client how to safely ambulate at home, including using safety measures such as hand rails in bathroom.
Border-defining pillow/mattress to remind the client to stay in bed
Low or very low height beds
Locked doors to unit
Increased observation of client
Bed or wheelchair alarms
Alarm systems with ankle, above the knee, or wrist sensors
Impaired Vision ,Medications.Decline in Physical Fitness
stress incontinence (urinary )
Imipramine (Tofranil) is a tricyclic antidepressant.
Topical estrogen may reinforce tissue in the urethra and vaginal areas and lessen some of the symptoms.
Anticholinergics calm overactive bladders and may help patients with urge incontinence.
hysterectomy and some other surgical procedures
menopause, as falling estrogen can make the muscles weaker
pregnancy and childbirth
Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine. It means a person urinates when they do not want to. Control over the urinary sphincter is either lost or weakened.
sings and symptoms
the patient can experience the flow of urine why doing the followig ;
engaging in sexual intercourse
doing heavy lifting
long-term participation in high-impact activities
excessive caffeine and alcohol use
any other condition associated with chronic cough
smoking due to chronic cough
encourage the patientto urinate at twohourly intervals to reduce overflow , reassure patient to allay embarrassment and anxiety .