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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia – Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — also called prostate gland enlargement — isa common condition as men get older (Mayo Clinic, 2019). An enlarged prostate gland can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder (Mayo Clinic, 2019). It can also cause bladder, urinary (MedlinePlus, 2019). The more damage there is to the heart, the greaterthe amount of troponin T and I there will be in the blood (MedlinePlus, 2019).
West Coast UniversityJanuary 2015Page 1tract or kidney problems (Mayo Clinic, 2019). There are several effective treatments for prostate gland enlargement, including medications, minimally invasive therapies and surgery (Mayo Clinic, 2019). To choose the best option, you and your doctor will consider your symptoms, the size of your prostate, otherhealth conditions you might have and your preferences (Mayo Clinic, 2019). Atrial Fibrillation – Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase your risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications (Mayo Clinic, 2019). During atrial fibrillation, the heart's two upper chambers (the atria) beat chaotically and irregularly — out of coordination with the two lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart (Mayo Clinic, 2019). Atrial fibrillation symptoms ofteninclude heart palpitations, shortness of breath and weakness (Mayo Clinic, 2019).Episodes of atrial fibrillation can come and go, or you may develop atrial fibrillation that doesn't go away and may require treatment (Mayo Clinic, 2019). Although atrial fibrillation itself usually isn't life-threatening, it is a serious medical condition that sometimes requires emergency treatment (Mayo Clinic, 2019). It may lead to complications (Mayo Clinic, 2019). Atrial fibrillation can leadto blood clots forming in the heart that may circulate to other organs and lead to blocked blood flow (ischemia) (Mayo Clinic, 2019). Treatments for atrial fibrillation may include medications and other interventions to try to alter the heart's electrical system (Mayo Clinic, 2019).Erikson’s Developmental Stage with Rationale (APA citations)Socioeconomic/Cultural/Spiritual Orientation& Psychosocial ConsiderationsPt is at the Erikson’s Stage of Ego Integrity vs. Despair (65 and Older)Ego Integrity vs. Despair (65 and Older)Integrity: is stating an older adult has accomplished his or her goals in life and have no regrets. They have fulfilled their dreams and achieved most Socioeconomic Considerations:Client is a retired Seismologist scientist PhD who is alone, never married,and never had kids. He enjoys his time alone and currently lives at RoyalOaks for 19 years with his retirement plan and savings. He is w/c bound
West Coast UniversityJanuary 2015Page 1of their goals. Older adults continue to look forward, but now also look back and begin to reflect on their lives (Taylor, 2015). It is a time for realization of a wholeness perspective, with an inner search for meaning and order in the life cycle (Taylor, 2015). Older adults search for emotional integration and acceptance of the past and present, as well as acceptance of physiologic decline without fear of death (Taylor, 2015).