ADL Continence

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: ADL Continence
CCMDB Label: Continence
CCMDB tab: ADL
Table: L Log table
Data type: string
Length: 15
Program: Med
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 1900-01-01
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 53

Control of urination and bowel movements; component of ADL See also: ADL General Collection Information

Unassisted Minor Assistance Major Assistance
Controls urination and bowel movement completely by self, including patients with chronic renal failure; manages Foley at home on own (Foley is inserted solely to keep track of fluid output) Has occasional "accidents" Supervision helps keep urine or bowel control; catheter is used, or patient is incontinent; Foley is used because patient is unable to control bladder function (if it cannot be determined if the patient would be continent without a foley and the patient has a Foley, then score as major)

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