GU Fall 2010 Final

GU Fall 2010 Final - GenitourinaryAssessment...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style   Genitourinary Assessment Nurs 311 Ellen Synovec, RN, MN, MBA, NEA-BC
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  Functions of GU Systems Manufacture and protect ova for fertilization Transport fertilized ovum for implantation and  embryonic development House and nourish developing fetus Regulate hormonal production and secretion of  sex hormones Provide sexual stimulation and pleasure Provide drainage route for excretion of urine
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  Body System Interaction with other Body Systems Integument Hormones influence body hair; Sensory  receptors for sexual response CV Delivers nutrients and hormones; vascular  systems for stimulation; Estrogen has protective  CV effect.  Vascular system needed to achieve  male erection. GI Provides nutrients MSK Pelvis protects.  Hormones helps maintain bone  mass and muscle growth. Neuro Hypothalamus and anterior pituitary secrete  hormones.  Sympathetic and parasympathetic  NS necessary for sexual function. Endocrine Secretes Gonadatropin-releasing, luteinizing, 
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Click to edit Master subtitle style   Urinary Assessment
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  Developmental Considerations Kidneys and tubular systems matures throughout  childhood reaching full maturity during  adolescence During first two years of life kidney function is  less efficient Bladder capacity increases with age 20-50 ml at birth 700 ml in adulthood
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  Pertinent Health History Normal voiding pattern and frequency Appearance of urine and any recent changes Any past or current problems with urination Factors influencing elimination pattern Effect on daily activities Family History – UTI, Renal Disease, Diabetes, 
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  Pertinent Health History Urgency Dysuria  Nocturia Urinary Retention Incontinence Pain  Painful Intercourse
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  Urinary Assessment Assessment Techniques Inspection Palpation Percussion Inspect urethral meatus for swelling, discharge,  or inflammation Palpate and percuss bladder – tenderness, 
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