prostatitis (Nursing Management (Administration of prescribed medication,…
Administration of prescribed medication
provision of comfort (analgesics, sitz baths)
Outpatient teaching on antibiotic therapy
increase fluid intake
Always take your antibiotics exactly as ordered
Drink plenty of water to help blood flow to the urea
Do not drink alcohol or eat spicy foods until you have finished treatment for prostatitis
urinate often. do not wait to urinate.
open radical prostatectomy
laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
bacteria or viruses
chronic prostatitis may affect as much as 80 of men between the ages of 30 and 50.
an infection and inflammation of the prostate gland
results in oedema, which will exert pressure on structures in and around the gland. Of importance is the pressure exerted on the urethra which will cause symptoms related to micturition such as lower back pain, perineal discomfort, dysuria, urinary urgency, nocturia and frequency.. A reaction to infection is manifested by fever and chills.
assessment findings and symptoms
the size and the force of the urine stream, characteristics of micturition, such as hesistancy, need to strain, frequency, intermittency,urgency, nocturia, incomplete emptying and urinary leakage.