When teaching concepts about pathological states to individuals and families, develop cooperative relationships with them.
Choose one of the case studies below and include a discussion of your strategy for gaining the patients’ cooperation while teaching them and their families about pathological states.
Check that all of the case study’s topics have been covered.
Cite at least three sources, such as journal articles, textbooks, or evidence-based websites, to back up your claims.
All sources must be within five years of each other.
You should not use.com, Wikipedia, or up-to-date as your sources.
Case Study No. 7
Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract Disorders
Alvita, an 89-year-old woman in a nursing home, is frail. She can walk slowly around the house with the help of a walker, but she appreciates it when her daughter holds her arm and walks alongside her. When one of the medical personnel changes Alvita, her daughter assists. Alvita’s incontinence has worsened, especially in the six years she has been in the nursing home. Alvita, on the other hand, can laugh about her lack of bladder control and claims that her incontinence began when she was a young woman, shortly after the birth of her second daughter.
Alvita has limited mobility. What effect does this have on elderly continence?
Alvita experienced mild incontinence shortly after the birth of her second child, particularly when laughing or coughing. What was she going through? What is the etiology of this type of incontinence?
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