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MedsurgClinicalOctober 2, 2020Case study #2Index Words:benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), laboratory values, assessment, medications, sexuality,and patient educationScenarioS.M. is a 68-year-old man who is being seen at your clinic for routine health maintenance and health pro-motion. He reports that he has been feeling well and has no specific complaints, except for some trouble“emptying my bladder.” Vital signs (VS) at this visit are 148/88, 82, 16, 96.9° F (36.1° C). He had a CBCand complete metabolic panel (CMP) completed 1 week before his visit, and the results are listed below.Chart ViewLaboratory Test ResultsSodium 140 mEq/LPotassium 4.2 mEq/LChloride 100 mEq/LBicarbonate 26 mEq/LBUN 19 mg/DlCreatinine 0.8 mg/dLGlucose 94 mg/dLRBC 5.2 million/mm 3WBC 7400/mm 3Hgb 15.2 g/dLHct 46%Platelets 348,000/mm 3Prostate-specifi c antigen (PSA) 0.23 ng/mL Urinalysis WNL1.What can you tell S.M. about his lab work?
2.What is the significance of the PSA result?

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