Benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms are classified as storage or voiding.
Lower urinary tract symptoms
- Poor flow
- Intermittent stream
- Sensation of poor bladder emptying
- Episodes of near retention
- Urge incontinence
- Nocturnal incontinence
- Inability to pass urine
- Supra-pubic, constant, dull aching pain
- Overflow incontinence, hernia, hemorrhoids
- Symptoms related to cause of retention
- Fits, drowsiness
Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for BPH
Nursing Diagnosis :
Impaired sense of comfort: pain related to muscle spasm spincter
Pain is reduced / no pain
Result Criteria :
- The patient revealed reduced pain or no pain
- Patients can rest easy.
Nursing Intervention :
- Assess pain, note the location, intensity (scale 0 - 10)
- Monitor and record the presence of pain, location, duration and trigger factors and pain relief.
- Observation of non-verbal signs of pain (anxiety, forehead wrinkle, increased blood pressure and pulse)
- Give a warm compress on the abdomen, especially the lower abdomen.
- Instruct patient to avoid stimulants (coffee, tea, smoking, abdominal strain)
- Set the position of the patient as comfortable as possible, teach relaxation techniques.
- Perform therapeutic treatment of aseptic.
- Report to the doctor if the pain increases.