HOSPITAL BASED CARE OF ELDERLY (stress incontinence (urinary ) (nursing…
HOSPITAL BASED CARE OF ELDERLY
stress incontinence (urinary )
encourage the patientto urinate at twohourly intervals to reduce overflow , reassure patient to allay embarrassment and anxiety .
smoking due to chronic cough
any other condition associated with chronic cough
excessive caffeine and alcohol use
long-term participation in high-impact activities
sings and symptoms
the patient can experience the flow of urine why doing the followig ;
doing heavy lifting
engaging in sexual intercourse
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.
pregnancy and childbirth
menopause, as falling estrogen can make the muscles weaker
hysterectomy and some other surgical procedures
Anticholinergics calm overactive bladders and may help patients with urge incontinence.
Topical estrogen may reinforce tissue in the urethra and vaginal areas and lessen some of the symptoms.
Imipramine (Tofranil) is a tricyclic antidepressant.
Impaired Vision ,Medications.Decline in Physical Fitness
Alarm systems with ankle, above the knee, or wrist sensors
Bed or wheelchair alarms
Increased observation of client
Locked doors to unit
Low or very low height beds
Border-defining pillow/mattress to remind the client to stay in bed
Teach client how to safely ambulate at home, including using safety measures such as hand rails in bathroom.
. Teach client the importance of maintaining a regular exercise program such as walking
signs and symptoms
leg pain ,rapid heart rate ,red spots ,skin bumps , joint pain
signs and symptoms of fall
joint pain , bruises , back pain , increased heart rate
poor eyesight (cataract)
diabetes ,increase age ,obesity ,excessive exposure to sunlight ,
artificial lens ,cataract surgery
severe , sudden eye pain ,recurrent pain in or around the eye , seeing floating ,double vision.
administer prescribed medication ,assist the patient with daily activities , reassure the patient .
quit smoking ,reduce alcohol use ,wear sunglasses .
lack of appetite or interest in food or drink
tiredness and irritability
inability to concentrate
always feeling cold
loss of fat, muscle mass, and body tissue
higher risk of getting sick and taking longer to heal
low intake of food , social and mobility problem ,digestive disorders and stomach conditions , low intake of food
eat a well balanced diet
older people, especially those who are hospitalized or in long-term institutional care
individuals who are socially isolated
people on low incomes
those who have difficulty absorping nutrients
people with chronic eating disorders, such as bulimia or anorexia nervosa
people who are recovering from a serious illness or condition