The nurse practitioner is counseling a patient about midlife health issues in women and informs the patient that the number one cause of mortality in the United States is
overweight and obesity.
cancer (of the lung and bronchus, breast, and colon).
The nurse practitioner understands that an age-related anatomic change that can lead to urinary incontinence is:
The shortening of the urethra
The reduction in bladder capacity
The increase in habitual preventative emptying of the bladder
The decline in number of urethral striated muscle fibers
3. Pelvic muscle contraction that is strategically timed to increase intraurethral pressure just before and after the event that causes urinary incontinence?
Reverse bladder contractionKnack maneuver
The nurse practitioner is evaluating a patient for pyelonephritis and understands it is distinguished from cystitis in that:
The infection has descended to the bladder.
The infection has ascended to the kidneys.
The infection is caused by E. coli bacteria.
The infection occurs only in pregnant women.
The nurse practitioner is reviewing antibiotic treatment guidelines for uncomplicated lower UTIs and the latest recommendations include which of the following?
Seven-day regimens are now recommended.
Three times a day of oral antibiotics are now recommended.
Three-day regimens are now recommended.
A single dose is now recommended.