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Avoid drinking coffee, tea, and colas.Avoid sitting for prolonged periods.During episodes of acute prostatitis, the client should take hot sitz baths several times a day. He should drink fluids to satisfy thirst, but not force them because an effective medication level must be maintained in the urine. The client should avoid foods and liquids with diuretic action or that increase prostatic secretions, such as alcohol, coffee, tea, chocolate, cola, and spices. He also should avoid sexual arousal and intercourse during periods of acute inflammation. To minimize discomfort, the client should avoid sitting for long periods.A nurse is providing preoperative teaching to a client with prostate cancer who is scheduled to undergo aradical prostatectomy. When describing the surgery, the nurse would identify which structures as being being removed? Select all that apply.Seminal vesiclesTips of vas deferensA radical prostatectomy involves removal of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, tips of the vas deferens,and often the surrounding fat, nerves, and blood vessels. The testes, bladder, and ureters are not removed during this procedure.Which of the following recommendations would a nurse advocate during infancy and childhood to help reduce potential adult complications such as orchitis?Ensure immunizations against infectious diseases such as mumps.Nurses should advocate for infant and childhood immunizations against infectious diseases such as mumps to reduce potential adult complications such as orchitis. Minimizing activities involving heavy lifting or urging limited intake of caffeine have no effect on the potential for adult complications such as orchitis. The nurse should encourage foods that are low in fat and starch; however, this also would have no effect on the potential for orchitis.A client comes to the Emergency Department complaining of sudden sharp testicular pain. Further examination reveals torsion of the spermatic cord. Which of the following would the nurse expect to do next?
Prepare the client for surgeryFor the client with torsion, immediate surgery is necessary to prevent atropy of the spermatic cord and preserve fertility. Analgesics would be given preoperatively. Postoperatively, a scrotal support is applied and dressings are inspected for drainage. Circumcision is done to relieve phimosis or paraphimosis.The nurse is obtaining a medication history from a client who is reporting erectile dysfunction. Which medication would the nurse identify as being least likely to contribute to the client's condition?IbuprofenCertain medications, such as antihypertensive agents (e.g. methyldopa and spironolactone), antidepressants, narcotics, and cimetidine cause sexual dysfunction in men. Ibuprofen is not associated with causing erectile dysfunction.