Before and After Radical Prostate Surgery: Information and by Virginia Vandall-Walker

By Virginia Vandall-Walker

Geared toward males with issues approximately prostate surgical procedure and their companions, this priceless consultant comprises chapters on getting ready for prostate surgical procedure, the surgical procedure itself, restoration in sanatorium and at domestic, a listing of steered assets, and exact sections to checklist own notes and significant touch details.

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Montreal, QC: Rogers Media. Written by two reputable Canadian urologists, this guide provides a simple, practical and yet complete overview of prostate cancer for men and their families and presents strategies for managing prostate cancer. ca. , & Pogliano, D. (2002). A primer on prostate cancer: The empowered patient’s guide. ) Florida: The Life Extension Foundation. ISBN 0-9658777-6-0 Written for men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. This resource outlines a strategy of disease management designed to help patients, their loved ones, and their doctors to optimize outcomes.

She or he will probably assess your pain on a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being the worst pain you have ever felt) and will give you medication to control the pain and discomfort. With good pain control, you will: • Get well faster. • Be able to take deep breaths, walk around, and recover strength. • Avoid problems such as pneumonia and blood clots. Sore Throat The tubes used to help you breathe during the operation may cause a sore throat. Your mouth will be dry because you have not had anything to drink for hours.

Concentrate on controlling the urge. Count backward from 100. • Do the pelvic floor muscle exercises 5 to 10 times. • After the urge passes, try to delay voiding so that you are only emptying your bladder approximately every two hours. A urology nurse, physiotherapist, or urologist can help you learn to control the urge to empty your bladder. Incontinence Pads There are a number of pads to choose from. Talk to a medical supplier or your home care nurse to discuss the best pad for you. Some of the different options made especially for men, are smallish pads called guards, larger disposable undergarments, or briefs in one-piece or two-piece systems.

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