Disorders of the prostate gland - Benign prostatic hyperplasia (Clinical…
Disorders of the prostate gland - Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Enlargement of the prostate gland with ageing.
The hypertrophied prostate results in an obstruction in the urethra and incomplete emptying of the bladder.
Urinary stasis in the bladder results in gradual dilation of the uterus (hydrouterus) and kidneys (hydronephrosis), and urinary infection of varying intensity.
Weak urinary stream
Nursing Care Plan
Relieve acute urinary retention
Help patient deal with psycho social concerns.
Provide information about disease process or prognosis and treatment needs.
Elevated estrogen levels
Reduced activity level
Avoid bladder discormfort