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Acute Pain Nursing Diagnosis for BPH

Acute Pain related to the irritation of bladder mucosa, bladder distension, renal colic, urinary infection.

Goal :
Pain is reduced / lost

Criteria for outcome :

Clients reported no pain, showed the skills of relaxation and therapeutic activity according to indications for individual situations. Seemed relaxed, sleep / rest appropriately.

Plan of action and rational :
  • Review the pain, note the location, intensity (scale 0 - 10).
    R / Pain sharp, intermittent with the urge to urinate / massage urine around the catheter showed bladder spasm, which tends to be more heavily on the approach of TURP (usually decreased within 48 hours).
  • Keep the catheter and drainage system. Keep the hose free of grooves and clot.
    R / Maintaining the function of the catheter and drainage system, reducing distension risk.
  • Maintain bed rest if indicated
    R / required during the early phase during the acute phase.
  • Provide comfort measures (therapeutic touch, changing positions, massage your back) and therapeutic activity.
    R / Reduces muscle tension, back memfokusksn attention and can enhance coping ability.
  • Collaboration in the provision antispasmodik
    R / Eliminates spasm

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term, but we all know it more commonly as an enlarged prostate. Increasingly common in men as they age, it is believed that potentially all men will suffer from BPH at some point in their lives if they live long enough.

The prostate gland is present only in males and is located around the urethra between the bladder and penis. According to The National Institutes of Health, it is estimated that as high as ninety percent of men over the age of 70 have some symptoms related to BPH. Basically, BPH is caused by a growth of the cells of the prostate gland, which causes the gland to enlarge and puts excess pressure on the urethra.

The exact cause of prostate enlargement isn't clearly understood. It is related to the functioning of the testicles and the hormones they produce, and also correlates with age. No risk factors for developing BPH are known, however men who have had their testicles removed - say, due to testicular cancer - will not develop enlargement of the prostate gland.

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