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  • Case Study Urology

    UROLOGY With arrival of Dr. Kittles in 2014 and new Urology Chief, Dr. Lee in 2016, the division of Urology is undergoing a renaissance and expansion of existing programs and the development of new research and academic endeavors. The Division is focusing on a number of new projects such as: Renal Cell Carcinoma, Prostate Cancer, Pelvic Floor and Holmium laser prostatectomy outcomes. At the recent American Urological Association-Western Section meeting in Kauai, Hawaii October 23-28, 2016, the Division of Urology won 1st Place for Best Poster in the Kidney cancer session for work entitled, “Crowdsourcing Assessment of Surgeon dissection of renal artery and vein during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A novel approach for Quantitative…

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  • Urology Essay

    Background: Urology is a surgical specialty which deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. There is anecdotal evidence that medical students not well known with Urology specialty comparing with other specialties like general surgery, internal medicine etc. Based on several factors including: students awareness, overcrowded curriculum, traditional medical education system, and busy hospital rotations in clinical years and internship are associated…

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  • Interstitial Cystitis Case Studies

    acute refractory pain episodes and is often performed in the clinic. • Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant that may be effective. Treatment with Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) is an alternative to Elavil. • Patients with refractory symptoms that have not responded to the aforementioned measures often require cystoscopy, distention of the bladder with water, and treatment of bladder lesions. • Botox (botulinum toxin) injections are often considered in those that fail…

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  • Raising Obese Pets

    As previously discussed throughout this course, there are many requirements that are of concern for all animal species, all the while, each individual has a different nutritional need based on several factors. Meeting an individual’s nutritional requirement is essential for healthy living and potentially can prevent disease. Obesity is a common health problem that is not only a main concern in humans, but pets, as well. Raising obese pets stems from overfeeding, in adequate exercise and feeding…

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  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Research Paper

    its enlargement. As the prostate enlarges, it becomes more difficult for urine to travel from the bladder out the penis. The prostate basically constricts the urethra. When urethral constriction becomes severe enough, patients may retain urine in the bladder and have a higher risk of developing urinary tract infections. Sometimes patients develop severe urinary retention that results in kidney injury. This often requires placement of a Foley catheter or emergency placement of a suprapubic…

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  • Acute Prostatitis Case Studies

    will verbalize an understanding of his medication regimen and the need to complete the therapy along with recommendations of taking over the counter NSAIDs for pain and fever relief. Other educational points will include informing him of abdominal discomfort and possible diarrhea with the long term use of the antibiotic therapy. He will be informed to follow up accordingly and when to seek immediate care if his fever increases to 101, he is unable to urinate or has sever rectal or abdominal…

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  • Prostate Gland Essay

    The main function of the prostate gland, found only in men, is to discharge fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. During ejaculation, the prostate gland also helps to push out the seminal fluid into the urethra. This gland is almost the size of a walnut and is located in the front side of the rectum, and in the center of the penis and the bladder. This is the passage way for urine to leave the body. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease where there is an unbalanced growth of…

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  • Cystitis Research Paper

    Cystitis is the inflammation of the bladder; generally the inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection known as a urinary tract infection or a UTI. A bladder infection can cause many problems and can eventually spread to the kidneys causing severe pain depending on the severity of the bacterial infection. The most common bacteria that is responsible for cystitis is, Escherichia coli (E. coli). Pyelonephritis is an example, cystitis and pyelonephritis share many similarities the difference…

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  • Jenny Hill Case Study Answers

    Ackley: Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 10th Edition Clinical Reasoning and Critical Thinking: Use of the Nursing Process Case Study - Mrs. Hill (Incontinence) Case Studies Case Scenario “Oh, this is awful,” Jenny muttered to herself. She was sitting on the toilet with a pair of very wet panties and slacks around her ankles. Jenny never knew when it would hit―this need to urinate quickly. She would find herself running to the bathroom like a woman possessed and then usually not…

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  • Bladder Exstrophy Character Analysis

    Imagine your beautiful baby girl being born and then finding out she has a birth defect that will affect her quality of life forever. I was born with Bladder Exstrophy, a rare abnormality present at birth in which the bladder and associated structures are improperly formed and occurs in 1 out of 50,000 births. Throughout my childhood I’ve had 14 surgeries to make my life as “normal” as can be. To manage my situation it requires very different techniques just to empty my bladder and to prevent…

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