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MKSAP 17 Q & A

A 64-year-old woman is evaluated for difficulty controlling her urine. The patient works and maintains a very active lifestyle; the urinary leakage is restricting her activities. She needs to wear pads because of involuntary loss of urine with coughing, sneezing, and laughing, and occasionally with physical exertion. There is no dysuria or increased urinary frequency. She does not smoke and does not drink alcoholic beverages. Medical history is remarkable for hypertension, and her only medication is lisinopril.

On physical examination, temperature is normal, blood pressure is 130/78 mm Hg, pulse rate is 72/min, and respiration rate is 14/min; BMI is 29. General examination is unremarkable. Pelvic examination is normal except for mild anterior wall prolapse.

Urinalysis is normal.

In addition to suggesting weight loss, which of the following is the most appropriate management?

A: Oxybutynin
B: Pelvic floor muscle training
C: Postvoid residual urine volume measurement
D: Prompted voiding
E: Urodynamic study

Answer and Critique

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