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testicular self-examination.
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Testicular cancer risk is highest for adolescents and men younger than age 35. To specifically address testicular cancer risk, a nurse should modify client teaching for male clients to include:
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Its side effects include headache, flushing, and dizziness.
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Which of the following is accurate regarding sildenafil (Viagra)?
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Hematuria
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Which of the following may result if prostate cancer invades the urethra or bladder?
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Use a reliable method of contraception until the physician ensures that sperm no longer are present.
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Which of the following instructions regarding future sexual activity should a nurse give a client with a vasectomy?
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Take the patient’s blood pressure.
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A patient comes to the emergency department and tells the nurse, “I took a pill to help me perform and then passed out.” The nurse is assessing the patient and finds a nitroglycerin patch on his back. What is the first intervention the nurse must perform?
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Have a digital rectal examination and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test done yearly.
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What should a male client older than age 50 do to help ensure early identification of prostate cancer?
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“The surgeon is going to insert a scope through my urethra to remove a portion of the gland.”
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A client is scheduled for a transurethral rescection of the prostate (TURP). Which statement demonstrates that the expected outcome of “client demonstrates understanding of the surgical procedure and aftercare” has been met?
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All options are correct
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Which of the following form a part of home care instructions for a client with epididymitis and orchitis?
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Hyperplasia of the prostate gland
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A 65-year-old man complains to his health care provider that, when he urinates, he has to start and stop several times over a period of minutes in order to fully empty his bladder. The nurse is aware that this is not uncommon in men over the age of 60. This “double voiding” is directly related to which of the following?
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The inability to achieve an erection after sexual activity
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Which of the following is not a definition of erectile dysfunction?
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Testicular cancer is a highly curable type of cancer.
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A public health nurse is teaching a health class for the male students at the local high school. The nurse is teaching the boys to perform monthly testicular self-examinations. What point would be appropriate to emphasize?
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Closely monitoring the input and output of the bladder irrigation system
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A nurse is providing care for a patient who has recently been admitted to the postsurgical unit from PACU following a transuretheral resection of the prostate. The nurse is aware of the nursing diagnosis of Risk for Imbalanced Fluid Volume. In order to assess for this risk, the nurse should prioritize what action?
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“It should begin in adolescence.”
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The nurse is demonstrating the technique for performing a testicular self examination (TSE) to a group of men for a company health fair. One of the men asks the nurse at what age a man should begin performing TSE. What is the best answer by the nurse?
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Alpha-adrenergic blocker
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Medical management of BPH includes pharmacologic therapy. Which of the following medications would the nurse expect the health care provider to prescribe for this diagnosis?
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Light yellow and clear
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The nurse is providing care to a client who has had a transurethral resection of the prostate. The client has a three-way catheter drainage system in place for continuous bladder irrigation. The nurse anticipates that the catheter may be removed when the urine appears as which of the following
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All options are correct.
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A 51-year-old client is being seen by an urologist for perineal pain, low back pain, fever lasting 5 days, and painful urination. The physician confirms a diagnosis of prostatitis and orders treatment. During your client education session, which of the following recommendations do you make?
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Have regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels tested and repeat lymph node biopsies.
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Which of the following is a component of the patient teaching that helps the nurse assist a patient following treatment for cancer of the prostate gland to manage and minimize the possibility of a recurrence of the primary cancer or metastasis?
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Take a deep breath and exhale when the physician inserts a gloved finger into the rectum.
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A patient is having a DRE in the physician’s office and the nurse is to assist in the examination. What can the nurse instruct the client to do to decrease the discomfort from the exam?
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Take prescribed antibiotics
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Which of the following should be included as part of the home care instructions for a patient with epididymitis and orchitis?
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Have regular PSA levels and repeat lymph node biopsies
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Which of the following is a part of the client teaching that help the nurse assist a client following treatment for cancer of the prostate gland to manage and minimize the possibility of a recurrence of the primary cancer or metastasis?
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Phimosis
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An uncircumcised 78-year-old male has presented at the clinic complaining that he cannot retract his foreskin over his glans. On examination, it is noted that the foreskin is very constricted. The nurse should recognize the presence of what health problem?
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The patient should have PSA levels drawn regularly.
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A nurse is performing an admission assessment on a 40-year-old man who has been admitted for outpatient surgery on his right knee. While taking the patient’s family history, he states, “My father died of prostate cancer at age 48.” The nurse should instruct him on which of the following health promotion activities?
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Prostate biopsy
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A patient is suspected to have prostate cancer related to observed clinical symptoms. What definitive test can the nurse assist with to confirm a diagnosis of prostate cancer?
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Brachytherapy
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Which of the following involves implantation of interstitial radioactive seeds under anesthesia to treat prostate cancer?
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The patient has a history of hypertension.
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A man comes to the clinic complaining that he is having difficulty obtaining an erection. When reviewing the patient’s history, what might the nurse note that contributes to erectile dysfunction?
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Discontinue the irrigations.
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A patient experiences hypotension, lethargy, and muscle spasms while receiving bladder irrigations after a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). What is the first action the nurse should take
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Light pink
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A patient is 24 hours postoperative following prostatectomy and the urologist has ordered continuous bladder irrigation. What color of output should the nurse expect to find in the drainage bag?
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testicular self-examination.
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Testicular cancer risk is highest for adolescents and men younger than age 35. To specifically address testicular cancer risk, a nurse should modify client teaching for male clients to include:
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“The surgeon is going to insert a scope through my urethra to remove a portion of the gland.”
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A client is scheduled for a transurethral rescection of the prostate (TURP). Which statement demonstrates that the expected outcome of “client demonstrates understanding of the surgical procedure and aftercare” has been met?
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All options are correct.
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An 80-year-old client is being seen by the urologist because of erectile dysfunction. This client has a history of hypertension and heart disease. Which of the following would be the most likely cause of his erectile dysfunction?
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Do not leave the constricting band in place for longer than 1 hour to avoid penile injury.
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A patient is planning to use a negative-pressure (vacuum) device to maintain and sustain an erection. What should the nurse caution the patient about with the use of this device?
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cryptorchidism.
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A client is undergoing a diagnostic workup for suspected testicular cancer. When obtaining the client’s history, the nurse checks for known risk factors for this type of cancer. Testicular cancer has been linked to:
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A 56-year-old African American man
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Which of the following patients is most likely to develop prostate cancer according to a nurse working at a health screening at the local mall?
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Hydrocele
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An adolescent is identified as having a collection of fluid in the tunica vaginalis of his testes. The nurse knows that this adolescent will receive what medical diagnosis?
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Phimosis
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An uncircumcised 78-year-old male has presented at the clinic complaining that he cannot retract his foreskin over his glans. On examination, it is noted that the foreskin is very constricted. The nurse should recognize the presence of what health problem?
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Prostate biopsy
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A patient is suspected to have prostate cancer related to observed clinical symptoms. What definitive test can the nurse assist with to confirm a diagnosis of prostate cancer?
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Permanent vascular damage
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A nurse is assessing a patient who presented to the ED with priapism. The student nurse is aware that this condition is classified as a urologic emergency because of the potential for what?
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Disturbed Body Image Related to Effects of Surgery
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A 29-year-old patient has just been told that he has testicular cancer and needs to have surgery. During a presurgical appointment, the patient admits to feeling devastated that he requires surgery, stating that it will leave him “emasculated” and “a shell of a man.” The nurse should identify what nursing diagnosis when planning the patient’s subsequent care?
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Provide empathy and encouragement in an effort to foster a positive outlook.
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A 22-year-old male is being discharged home after surgery for testicular cancer. The patient is scheduled to begin chemotherapy in 2 weeks. The patient tells the nurse that he doesn’t think he can take weeks or months of chemotherapy, stating that he has researched the adverse effects online. What is the most appropriate nursing action for this patient at this time?
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Use sterile technique when irrigating the catheter.
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A client underwent a transurethral resection of the prostate gland 24 hours ago and is on continuous bladder irrigation. Which nursing intervention is appropriate?
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Become a foster parent Adoption Donor insemination
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A client expresses concerns about future reproduction after a surgery to correct the cancer of the testes and for whom treatment has proceeded without collecting and storing sperm. Which of the following alternatives should a nurse suggest to the client? Choose all correct responses.
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Finasteride (Proscar)
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A 48-year-old man recently diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), reports taking Serenoa repens (saw palmetto berry). The nurse needs to intervene if the physician orders which of the following treatments?
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Increased blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
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A patient has presented at the clinic with symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. What diagnostic findings would suggest that this patient has chronic urinary retention?
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A 52-year-old man in good health
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Several male clients are scheduled to come to the clinic for an annual physical examination. The nurse would expect to prepare which client for a digital rectal examination (DRE)?
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“The drug interferes with testosterone, which causes the prostate to shrink in size.”
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A client is prescribed dutasteride (Avodart) as part of treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). When teaching the client about this drug, the nurse integrates knowledge of the drug’s action. Which statement best reflects this?
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Circumcision
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A 57-year-old client is seen at the free clinic. He has an edematous glans penis, pain, and an extremely constricted foreskin. What treatment would you expect the physician to prescribe?
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Light pink
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A patient is 24 hours postoperative following prostatectomy and the urologist has ordered continuous bladder irrigation. What color of output should the nurse expect to find in the drainage bag?
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Erosion of penile or urethral tissue
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A client with a penile implant is to be informed about the possible complications after discharge. Which of the following are complications that occur due to an incorrectly-sized implant, pressure, or friction of the implanted cylinders?
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Escherichia coli
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Which of the following is the most common organism implicated in prostatitis?
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Saw palmetto
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Which of the following herbal remedies is used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)?
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Large amounts of amber-colored urine in the drainage bag Reports of the urge to void from the patient Drainage tube secured to the inner thigh
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The nurse is caring for a patient who had a 1-day postoperative transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). Which of the following assessment findings does the nurse expect? Select all that apply.
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Continuous inflow and outflow of irrigation solution
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A patient has just returned to the floor following a transurethral resection of the prostate. A triple-lumen indwelling urinary catheter has been inserted for continuous bladder irrigation. What, in addition to balloon inflation, are the functions of the three lumens?
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Cryptorchidism
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Which of the following is a failure of one or both or both of the testes to descend into the scrotum?
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Orchiectomy
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A 59-year-old African American male has opted for the hormonal androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) to treat his prostate cancer. Which of the following surgical procedures is the patient most likely to undergo?
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Prostatitis
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A nurse practitioner is assessing a 55-year-old male patient who is complaining of perineal discomfort, burning, urgency, and frequency with urination. The patient states that he has pain with ejaculation. The nurse knows that the patient is exhibiting symptoms of what?
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Below the prostate, within the posterior aspect of the urethra
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A physician explains to the patient that he has an inflammation of the Cowper glands. Where are the Cowper glands located?
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Administer a smooth-muscle relaxant as ordered.
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A patient has returned to the floor after undergoing a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). The patient has a continuous bladder irrigation system in place. The patient tells you he is experiencing bladder spasms and asks what you can do to relieve his discomfort. What is the most appropriate nursing action to relieve the discomfort of the patient?
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“I should avoid fluids like coffee and tea.”
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After teaching about self-care measures to a client who has been diagnosed with prostatitis, the nurse determines that the teaching was successful when the client states which of the following?
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Ensure privacy when discussing sensitive or embarrassing sexual issues.
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The nurse is providing preoperative care to a client who is to undergo a radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. The client’s plan of care includes the nursing diagnosis of “anxiety related to surgery and its outcome.” Which of the following would be most appropriate for the nurse to do?
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Two years
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Chance Henderson, a nine-month-old male, is being seen in the urology office where you practice nursing. Chance demonstrates cryptorchidism and the surgeon and his parents are developing a treatment strategy. By what age should surgery be performed to avoid permanent consequences?
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Pus and bacteria
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Ernst Weber, a 73-year-old retired carpenter, has been diagnosed with epididymitis after examination and diagnostics ordered by a physician with the urology group where you practice nursing. What would you expect to find in the lab results from his urinalysis?
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Transurethral needle ablation
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Which therapy uses low-level radiofrequencies to produce localized heat that destroys prostate tissue?

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