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 [void´ing]
prompted voiding
1. a technique of bladder training in which the patient is instructed to urinate according to a predetermined schedule, usually beginning at intervals as often as one hour to an hour and a half.
2. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as promotion of urinary continence through the use of timed verbal toileting reminders and positive social feedback for successful toileting.

prompted voiding

A treatment for urinary incontinence in which patients (particularly those with limited self-awareness) are reminded to void before they urinate on themselves or are taught to seek assistance with urination periodically before an episode of incontinence occurs.

prompted voiding

Reminding patients, esp. those with cognitive impairments, to urinate at specified times in order to avoid episodic incontinence.
See also: voiding
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The purpose of the intervention was to teach and encourage nurses to adopt a prompted voiding algorithm for patients with stroke in a neuroscience acute care setting.
Prompted voiding protocol for individuals with urinary incontinence.
According to the AHCPR (1992), prompted voiding is a behavioral technique primarily aimed at dependent or cognitively impaired persons.
Predictors of Successful Prompted Voiding Among Incontinent Nursing Home Residents.
If a resident has the ability to be transferred onto the toilet and has good trunk control, a scheduled toileting or prompted voiding program should be used.
Prompted voiding allows patients to respond to the urge to void by independently seeking toileting assistance.
To be sure, we found excellent written materials on the topic, including journal articles and clinical practice guidelines on managing incontinence through prompted voiding. But while these materials might be useful in a training seminar, none of them constituted one.
As I said earlier, some residents won't get drier with prompted voiding. You must have an individualized care plan based on an assessment.
If urine volume is more than 150 mL, the resident is toileted, using prompted voiding techniques.
Peck: And that is apparently what the study shows--use of scheduled toileting, prompted voiding, bladder control training, medication, fluid and diet control, etc., for treatment, and absorbent pads, catheters, etc., for management--and in various combinations.
Is there a scheduled toileting plan, such as prompted voiding or habit training?
The most useful active approach to incontinence in the nursing home remains behavioral management - specifically, such measures as scheduled toileting, prompted voiding and habit training.