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Female Urinary Catheterization and Nursing Care Plan

– Catheterization : introduction of a catheter through the urethra into the urinary bladder. – Catheters: are tubes, It can be made up of rubber, plastic, metal or woven silk. Purposes of Catheterization: 1. To relieve discomfort due to bladder

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Urinary Incontinence

– Involuntary passage of urine. – Most common in women.   Types of Urinary Incontinence 1- Stress incontinence: Weak pelvic floor. – Increased  intraabdominal pressureÞUrine leak . 2- Urge incontinence: due to detrusor muscle overreaction. 3- Overflow incontinence : Due

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Inflammatory Disorders of the Genitourinary System

Acute pyelonephritis • Inflammation of the renal parenchyma & renal pelvis. • Causes: Obstruction, foreign body & trauma. • Symptoms: Loin pain, fever, frequency & dysuria. • Investigations: Urinanalysis, C/S, RFT, U/S& KUB. • Treatment: IV fluids & antibiotics. Cystitis

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Urolithiasis

• Stones in urinary tract is a common disorder. • Type of stones: 1- Calcium Oxalate & Calcium phosphate : – Most common type. – Radio-opaque stone. – Due to either: – Increase Ca absorption or decrease Ca renal reabsorption

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Bladder Cancer

Symptoms of Bladder Cancer • Haematuria. • Anaemia. • UTI (sterile cystitis). • Pain. Clinical Features of Bladder Cancer

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