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Urinary Incontinence

A 45-year-old multipara presents with involuntary loss of urine with coughing or sneezing that has become progressively more frequent during the past 2 years. This complaint typically reflects which of the following incontinence forms?

a. Stress incontinence

b. Urgency incontinence

c. Overflow incontinence

d. Functional incontinence

A 55-year-old postmenopausal woman reports involuntary urine loss that is always preceded by a sudden, strong sensation of the need to void. She has had several episodes of losing bladder control because she could not find a restroom quickly enough. This history reflects which of the following incontinence forms?

a. Stress incontinence

b. Urgency incontinence

c. Overflow incontinence

d. Functional incontinence

If the symptoms of overactive bladder or urgency incontinence are objectively demonstrated during urodynamic testing, which of the following terms is used?

a. Detrusor overactivity

b. Functional incontinence

c. Genuine urgency incontinence

d. Verified urgency incontinence

If stress incontinence is documented during urodynamic testing, which of the following terms is used?

a. Detrusor overactivity

b. Functional incontinence

c. Verified urge incontinence

d. Urodynamic stress incontinence

In the United States, which form of urinary incontinence is most common in the general ambulatory female population?

a. Stress

b. Urgency

c. Overflow

d. Functional

Between 2010 and 2050, how is the number of women with urinary incontinence in the United States expected to change?

a. Decrease by 10 to 20 percent

b. Increase by 10 to 20 percent

c. Increase by 50 to 60 percent

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