effects of treatment Anxiety related to uncertain outcome of disease process on

Effects of treatment anxiety related to uncertain

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effects of treatment Anxiety related to uncertain outcome of disease process on life and lifestyle and effect of treatment on sexual function Overall Goals Active participation in treatment plan Satisfactory pain control Follow therapeutic plan Understand effects of treatment on sexual function Satisfactorily manage bladder and bowel function Health promotion Encourage annual DRE and PSA screenings Consult with HCP Follow recommendations according to age and risk factors 13
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One of the most important roles in relation to prostate cancer is to encourage patients, in consultation with their HCPs, to have annual prostate screening (PSA and DRE) that is appropriate to age and risk factors. Because of their increased risk of prostate cancer, African American men and other men at high risk, such as those with a family history of prostate cancer, should discuss the need for annual PSA and DRE beginning at age 45 Nursing Implementation Acute Care Provide sensitive, caring support to patient and family to help them cope with cancer diagnosis Encourage joining a support group, seeking information, and participating in their care decisions Ambulatory Care Teach catheter care Teach pelvic floor exercises Manage pain Evaluation: Outcomes Actively participate in treatment plan Satisfactorily control plan Follow therapeutic plan Understand effect of treatment on sexual function Satisfactorily manage bladder and bowel function 14
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