Chapter 28. Incontinence Medication Therapy Management Data Set
Which type of incontinence is the same as overactive bladder (OAB)?
d. Functional incontinence
All of the following are reversible causes of urinary incontinence EXCEPT:
A 70-year-old female reports episodes of incontinence at nighttime to her primary care provider. She has a past medical history significant for hypertension and is taking amlodipine 5 mg once daily. She admits to drinking ginger ale immediately before bedtime. What is an appropriate recommendation for treating this patient's incontinence?
a. Change from amlodipine to HCTZ to decrease incontinence
b. Start oxybutynin 5 mg once daily
c. Limit fluid intake prior to bedtime
d. Begin cranberry supplements 3 times daily
Which of the following best defines functional incontinence using living room language?
a. Urinary incontinence consisting of an urgent need to go to the bathroom, possibly without making it in time and leaking urine
b. Urinary incontinence due to a physical problem such as arthritis or dementia, preventing one from getting to the bathroom in time
c. Urinary incontinence as a result of increased pressure in the gut, such as laughing, coughing, exercising, etc
d. Urinary incontinence as a result of a physical disability which disallows one to successfully arrive to the bathroom before urination occurs
All of the following are appropriate behavioral therapies to recommend to a patient to discuss with her provider regarding overactive bladder EXCEPT:
b. Pelvic floor muscle training
c. Taking an antispasmodic medication such as oxybutynin
d. Bladder control strategies
Which of the following is an example of when a patient should seek medical attention or go to the emergency room regarding his OAB?
a. Observing dark, cloudy, ...