A patient complains to the nurse that she leaks urine while exercising. All other assessment data is normal, so the nurse suspects that this problem is:
• A small loss of urine with activities is called stress incontinence. This is caused by an increased intra-abdominal pressure.
• Reflex incontinence is a loss of urine when bladder volume reaches a specific level.
• Anxiety and deconditioning are not causes of stress incontinence.