Chapter 62 - Chapter 62 Assessment Gender age race socioeconomic status occupational history and dietary and personal habits The presence of the

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Chapter 62 Assessment: Gender, age, race, socioeconomic status, occupational history, and dietary and personal habits The presence of the prostate gland in males introduces the potential complications including prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) or nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland, and prostate cancer Aging also increases risk of bladder cancer Increased incidence of HTN and DM in the African American population; both precursors to renal dysfunction Exposure to chemicals such as aromatic amines and hydrocarbons is known to increase the risk of bladder cancer. Individuals employed as textile workers, hairdressers, painters, and manufacturers of rubber and leather products have a high incidence of bladder cancer Consumption of foods high in protein, dairy products, and salt may lead to renal calculi Smoking assessment!! Medications including some chemotherapeutic agents, phenazopyridine (Pyridium), and nitrofurantoin (Macrodatin) are known to alter the color of urine. Classes of medications used to treat neurological and musculoskeletal disorders can affect the normal functioning of the muscles and nerves controlling bladder contraction and relaxation. Potential nephrotoxic substances: Acyclovir, Amikacin, Amphotericin B, Bacitracin,
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  • bladder cancer, urine output, total urine output, Bedside Urine Dipstick

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