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Learning Outcomes: After completing this chapter, you will be able to:- Describe the process of urination, from urine formation through to micturition.- Identify factors that influence urinary elimination.- Identify common causes of selected urinary problems.- Describe nursing assessment of urinary function, including subjective and objective data- Identify normal and abnormal characteristics and constituents of urine.- Develop nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes and interventions related to urinary elimination.- Delineate ways to prevent urinary tract infection.- Explain the care of persons with retention catheters or urinary diversions.
Parent TitleKozier and Erb's Fundamentals of nursing, volume 3
Number of Pages44
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Vic.
External Author AffiliationsCurtin University; James Cook University; Rockhampton Hospital (Qld.); School of Nursing and Midwifery (2013- ); TBA Research Institute;