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Urinary Elimination

TermDefinition
Dysuria Painful or difficult (dys) urination (uria); burning on urination.
Functional Incontinence The person has bladder control but cannot use the toilet in time.
Hematuria Blood (hemat) in the urine (uria).
Micturition The process of emptying urine from the bladder; urination or voiding.
Mixed Incontinence The combination of stress incontinence and urge incontinence.
Nocturia Frequent urination (uria) at night (noc)
Oliguria Scant amount (olig) of urination (uria); less than 500 mL in 24 hours.
Over-active bladder The loss of urine in response to a sudden, urgent need to void; the person cannot get to the toilet in time; urge incontinence.
Over-flow incontinence Small amounts of urine leak from a full bladder.
Polyuria Abnormally large amounts (poly) of urine (uria).
Reflex Incontinence Urine is lost at predictable intervals when the bladder is full.
Stress Incontinence When urine leaks during exercise and certain movements that cause pressure on the bladder.
Transient Incontinence Temporary or occasional incontinence that is reversed when the cause is treated.
Urge Incontinence The loss of urine in response to a sudden, urgent need to void; the person cannot get to a toilet in time; over-active bladder.
Urinary Frequency Voiding at frequent intervals.
Urinary Incontinence The involuntary loss or leakage of urine. (Loss of bladder control).
Urinary Retention The inability to void
Urinary Urgency The need to void at once
Urination The process of emptying urine from the bladder; Micturition or Voiding.
Voiding The process of emptying urine from the bladder; Micturition or urination.
BM Bowel Movement
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
mL Mililiters
Catheter A tube used to drain or inject fluid through a body opening.
Catheterization The process of inserting a catheter
Condom Catheter A soft sheath that slides over the penis and is used to drain urine.
Foley Catheter A catheter left in the bladder so urine drains constantly into a drainage bag; Retention or indwelling catheter.
Indwelling Catheter A catheter left in the bladder so urine drains constantly into a drainage bag; Retention or Foley catheter.
Retention Catheter A catheter left in the bladder so urine is constantly drained into a drainage bag; Indwelling catheter or Foley catheter.
Straight Catheter A catheter that drains the bladder and then is removed.
IV Intravenous
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