Patient Encounter 1 Part 1

A 50-year-old woman with hypertension and diabetes comes into your clinic seeking advice about which incontinence pads work best. After questioning her, you determine that she has multiple issues of low volume urine loss daily, which is a significant change (increase) from 1 year ago. All episodes occur at times of physical activity. She's a single mother of three grown children, all delivered vaginally. Her last menstrual period was 11 months ago.

What information suggests that she has UI? Does she have risk factors for UI?

What additional information do you need to know before creating a treatment plan for this patient?

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