Definition of the NANDA label
Urinary retention is the state in which the individual presents an incomplete emptying of the urinary bladder.
Inability to empty bladder completely.
- Bladder distention.
- Frequent urination, of little quantity or absence of diuresis.
- Urine dripping.
- Residual urine.
- Feeling of bladder fullness.
- Fill Incontinence.
- Urinary obstruction.
- Inhibition of the reflex arc.
- Elevated urethral pressure due to weakness of the urinae detrusor.
- Powerful sphincter.
- Blockage in urinary tract
- High urethral pressure
- Reflex arc inhibition
- Strong sphincter
- Urinary continence.
- Urinary elimination.
- Urinary bladder training.
- Bladder catheterization: intermittent.
- Care of urinary retention.
- Management of urinary elimination.
This diagnosis will retire from the NANDA-I Taxonomy in the 2021-2023 edition unless additional work is completed to bring it up to a level of evidence 2.1 or higher.