2. What are some possible causes of his symptoms ? It can cause by bladder or kidney stone Enlarge prostate Urinary Tract Infection Scar tissue from trauma or surgery. Medication can cause urinary retention such as nasal decongestants.
3. What questions would be helpful in identifying the possible cause? How often do you urinate in the days or at nights? Do you have to strain to urinate? How long does it take for the urine to start following? Do you have a burning sensation when you urinate? Do you feel like you bladder is completely empty when you urinate? Do you experience urine still running after you thing you are finish? Do you experience a strong urge to urinate but nothing comes each time or very little comes? 4. The only pertinent findings are his medical history of diabetes type 2 and hypertension. Why are these significant? Diabetes can cause nerve damage which keeps the bladder muscles from getting the message that it is time to urinate or makes the muscles too weak to completely empty the bladder. If the bladder becomes too full, urine may back up and the increasing pressure may damage the kidneys. If urine remains in the body too long, an infection can develop in the kidneys or bladder. Hypertension is one of the reasons why a person kidney fails. When the kidney make urine the blood pressure decrease because the blood that fill the arteries and vein decrease, so if the blood pressure is high the kidney will produce less urine. Since Mr. T is not taking a calcium channel blocker, it is determined that the cause is most likely associated with his diabetes. 5. What are some possible complications associated with bladder atony? Bladder infection Kidney failure Kidney infection Kidney damage for urine back up in them
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- Spring '12
- urinary tract infection, Kidney damage, kidney infection