Chapter 37- Urinary Elimination Fundamentals of Nursing Art & Science of Nursing Care 7th ed

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Chapter 37: Urinary Elimination Fundamentals of Nursing Art & Science-Taylors 7thEd1.The student nurse studying the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system knows thatthe following are functions of the bladder. Select all that apply.A)The bladder serves as a temporary reservoir for urine.B)The sympathetic system carries inhibitory impulses to the bladder .C)Urine from the bladder empties into the pelvis of each kidney.D)A fold of membrane in the bladder closes the entrance to the ureters when pressureexists.E)The parasympathetic system carries motor impulses to the bladder and inhibitoryimpulses to the internal sphincter.F)From the bladder, urine is transported by rhythmic peristalsis through the ureters tothe kidneys.
2.A nurse is preparing to catheterize a female patient. What will the nurse consider whencomparing the anatomy of the female urethra with that of the male urethra?
3.Which of the following describes the term micturition?
4.A nurse working in a community pediatric clinic explains the process of toilet training tomothers of toddlers. Which of the following is a recommended guideline for initiatingthis training?
5.A nurse is caring for elderly patients in an assisted-living facility. Which of the followingeffects of aging should the nurse consider when performing a urinary assessment?A)The diminished ability of the kidneys to concentrate urine may result in urinary tractinfection.B)Increased bladder muscle tone may reduce the capacity of the bladder to hold urine,
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resulting in frequency.C)Decreased bladder contractility may lead to urine retention and stasis, whichincrease the likelihood of urinary tract infection.D)Neuromuscular problems may result in the patient finding urinary control too muchtrouble, resulting in incontinence.

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