00022 Risk for urge urinary incontinence

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00022 Risk for urge urinary incontinence

Definition of the NANDA label

The Risk of urge urinary incontinence is the probability of involuntary emission of urine associated with a sudden and intense sensation of urinary urgency.

Susceptible to involuntary passage of urine occurring soon after a strong sensation or urgency to void, which may compromise health.

Risk factors

  • Effects of medications, caffeine or alcohol.
  • Detrusor hyperreflexia due to:
    – Cystitis.
    – Urethritis.
    – Tumors.
    – Kidney stones
  • Disorders of the central nervous system above the reflex arc of urination.
  • Instability of the detrusor muscle with impaired contractility.
  • Involuntary sphincter relaxation.
  • Ineffective elimination habits.
  • Reduced bladder capacity.

Associated condition

  • Atrophic urethritis
  • Atrophic vaginitis
  • Bladder infection
  • Decrease in bladder capacity
  • Detrusor hyperactivity with impaired bladder contractility – Impaired bladder contractility
  • Treatment regimen


  • Urinary continence.
  • Urinary elimination.
  • Stress management.


  • Urinary bladder training.
  • Management of urinary elimination.
  • Urinary habit training.
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