What?s Urinary Incontinence
– Urinary incontinence is a loss of bladder control or control over urination that is significant enough in frequency and amount to cause physical and/or emotional distress in the person experiencing it (Ford-Martin, Frey 2011). Incontinence occurs when there is dysfunction in either the storage function or occasionally, in the emptying function of the lower urinary tract (Santiagu, 2008, p.2). There are many different types of urinary incontinence that affect people worldwide, according to Ford-Martin/Frey (2011) there are five major categories of urinary incontinence: overflow, stress, urge, functional, and reflex….
Taking a Look at Kidney Stones
– A kidney stone is a solid substance that forms inside the kidney due to elevated levels of particular substances that are present in the urine. When they remain in the urine they usually cause no harm, although when this stone remains in the kidney or the kidney tract, it may become painful and dangerous. These stones are usually brown or yellow and can be all different sizes and shapes , from the size of a grain of rice, or as large as golf ball; being very smooth or rugged. There are several symptoms that may indicate that you have a kidney stone such as bloody urine, pain while urinating, a fever with chills, urine that smells or is cloudy, or sharp pain in lower abdomen or b…
Support of Embryonic Stem Cell Research
– Embryonic stem cell is one of the most controversial, widely discussed medical issues in the United States today. The medical use of stem cell raises difficult moral and political questions. To understand about embryonic stem cell. I thought we should discuss what embryonic stem cells are. According to Scientific American; June 2004, embryonic stem are derived from the portion of a very early stage embryo that would eventually give rise to an entire body. Because embryonic stem cells originate in this primordial stage, or having existed from the beginning….
Examining the Health Care Needs of a Patient with Parkinson’s Disease
– … Sufferers with this sickness are most often seen in outpatient facilities in the early stages of the disease and long term care hospitals in advanced and end stages (Baker & Gershanik, 2006). In the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s, patients are functioning independently and the treatments needed are simple. A family physician or general practitioner can provide the needed care for PD if trained properly. The more advanced stages demonstrate symptoms of motor complications that demand specialized attention….
Effectiveness of a segmental thermo-expandable metal alloy spiral stent (Memokath 051TM) and self-expandable covered metallic stent (UVENTATM) in the
– Introduction Ureteral obstruction can be occurred by benign condition such as ureteral stricture, or malignant disease. It is important that decompression of the ureteral obstruction and preserving renal function. First reported of double-J stents as a treatment for ureteral obstruction in 1978, Up to recently, ureteral obstruction generally was managed by indwelling double J stents. Advantages of double J stents are easy to inserting and rapid relieving of obstruction. Despite of advantages, they have some adverse side effects….