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discharge from the body of indigestible materials and of waste products of body metabolism; see defecation, urination, and clearance.
altered bowel elimination a former nursing diagnosis referring to change in normal defecation patterns. See constipation, diarrhea, and bowel incontinence.
bowel elimination defecation.
impaired urinary elimination a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a disturbance in an individual's pattern of urine elimination (see urination). These changes are not to be confused with symptoms of pathologic conditions related to renal formation of urine, such as suppression, anuria, and polyuria. Examples of changes that might be amenable to nursing interventions include those associated with dysuria, frequency, nocturia, and urinary incontinence.

Environmental causative and contributing factors of which the nurse should be aware include unavailability of a urinal or bedpan or inability to go to the bathroom without help, an inadequate supply of fresh water at the bedside, and lack of privacy. These factors are especially relevant to elderly and extremely weak or easily fatigued patients. Elderly persons may experience urgency because of diminished bladder capacity, loss of tone in the perineal muscles, and decreased ability to control bladder contractions.

In some cases alteration in patterns of urination may be related to decreased attention to bladder cues because of the effects of certain drugs, such as tranquilizers and sedatives, or to psychologic factors, such as depression, anxiety, and confusion. See also bladder training.
urinary elimination urination.


Expulsion; removal of waste material from the body; the getting rid of anything.
[L. elimino, pp. -atus, to turn out of doors, fr. limen, threshold]


/elim·i·na·tion/ (e-lim″ĭ-na´shun)
1. the act of expulsion or extrusion, especially expulsion from the body.
2. omission or exclusion.


Etymology: L, ex, out + limen, threshold
1 the act of expulsion or of extrusion, especially of expulsion from the body. See also clearance, defecation, excretion, urination.
2 omission or exclusion, as in an elimination diet.


Expulsion; removal of waste material from the body; getting rid of anything.
[L. elimino, pp. -atus, to turn out of doors, fr. limen, threshold]


the removal of waste and undigested materials from the body, defaecation and exhalation of CO2 during breathing.


Expulsion; removal of waste material from the body; the getting rid of anything.
[L. elimino, pp. -atus, to turn out of doors, fr. limen, threshold]


1. discharge from the body of indigestible materials and of waste products of body metabolism. See also elimination behavior, defecation, urination.
2. of a disease; equivalent to eradication.

Patient discussion about elimination

Q. what is the best thing to do to eliminate or to let it be remove without surgery?I'm afraid but laser mayb ok If I can go for laser where can you suggest coz I'm jobless and can't afford to pay.Or is there some remedy that i can take to melt those stones inside my bladder then they can come out through my waste ?

A. Bladder stones, also called bladder calculi, often form when concentrated urine sits in your bladder. Bladder stones usually need to be removed. If the stone is small, your doctor may recommend that you drink an increased amount of water each day to help the stone pass. If the stone is large or doesn't pass on its own, your doctor may need to remove the stone. Bladder stones are usually removed during a procedure called a cystolitholapaxy. This is done by inserting a small tube with a camera at the end (cystoscope) through your urethra and into your bladder to view the stone. Your doctor uses a laser, ultrasound or mechanical device to break the stone into small pieces and then flushes the pieces from your bladder.
I am not familiar with the cost of such procedure.

Q. skins does excrete oil and keratin what exactly is the whitish cape up that you can squeeze out from underskin

A. It sounds like you refer to sebum, an oily substance secreted by (how surprising :) ) sebaceus glands attached to the hair root. It's important for the skin, although abnormal secretion of it may cause diseases such as acne.

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Q. How much influence does diet pose when dealing with fibro? What actions have been found to reduce or eliminate

A. Of course, you may read more here:

And if you have any questions you may consult your doctor.

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