QOD 43: Urinary Incontinence in Spinal Cord Injury Patient (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 43: Urinary Incontinence in Spinal Cord Injury Patient (GI/GU/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A patient with a spinal cord injury has difficulty determining when he needs to empty his bladder. The nurse teaches him about tapping to stimulate voiding. How would the nurse describe tapping to this patient?

Answer:

A.  The area over the bladder is tapped to stimulate the bladder muscles . . .