Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Interventions

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a benign increase in size of the prostate.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms are classified as storage or voiding.

Lower urinary tract symptoms

Voiding symptoms
  • Hesitancy
  • Poor flow
  • Intermittent stream
  • Dribbling
  • Sensation of poor bladder emptying
  • Episodes of near retention

Storage symptoms
  • Frequency
  • Nocturia
  • Urge incontinence
  • Nocturnal incontinence
  • Urgency
Complications of bladder outlet obstruction

Acute retention
  • Inability to pass urine
  • Supra-pubic, constant, dull aching pain
Chronic retention
  • Overflow incontinence, hernia, hemorrhoids
  • Symptoms related to cause of retention
Features of uremia
  • Headache
  • Fits, drowsiness

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for BPH

Nursing Diagnosis :

Impaired sense of comfort: pain related to muscle spasm spincter

Goal :
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.

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