Comp 5 ch 30 Flashcards


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1

*The 10- to 12-inch long muscular tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the urinary bladder using rhythmic muscular contractions are called ____________

*ureters

2

*The ____________ is a tube that moves urine from the bladder to the outside world.

*urethra

3

The __________ use(s) a peristaltic action to take urine to the bladder.A

A. ureters

4

When a female patient develops cystitis, the most likely cause is from __________.

Fecal contamination

5

Yolanda has been diagnosed several times in the last year with cystitis. She asks the practitioner if there is anything she can do to prevent future episodes of cystitis. What is the best response to her question?

"Always clean the perineal area from front to back."

6

Which urinary system structure takes urine away from the bladder?

Urethra

7

Which of the following removes metabolic waste products from the blood?

Kidneys

8

What are the 10- to 12-inch muscular tubes that carry urine to the bladder called?B.

B. Ureters

9

When taking a urine sample from a patient for testing, you notice it is cloudy. This could indicate __________.

Cystitis

10

Carol recently had surgery to repair a urinary sphincter. Since then, she has had trouble with urinary incontinence. The physician has assured her that this will be a temporary condition, but she wants to know what she can do to help alleviate this problem. Which of the following is your best reply?

"You can do Kegel exercises to increase your control of the urinary sphincters."

11

The __________ use(s) a peristaltic action to take urine to the bladder.

ureters