Incontinence In The Aging Adult.

Incontinence In The Aging Adult.

Incontinence In The Aging Adult

A nurse practitioner (NP) is talking with a 70-year-old patient who asks if she could discuss a problem that she is embarrassed to talk about with her physician.

She states she has been having increasing problems with incontinence. Every time she coughs or sneezes, she notices a loss of urine. She has not had any fever or chills or pain with urination. She asks the NP if this is just a sign of getting older?

Discuss the etiology associated with incontinence in the aging adult.

Incontinence

Incontinence