Vaginal Prolapse Overview- Uterine prolapse occurs in a woman when uterus is detached from its place and penetrates the vagina. This occurs because of a weakening of the pelvic floor that supports and maintains the pelvic organs in place. The symptoms of prolapse are numerous: the patient will experience mainly pain and the feeling of a visceral movement. The choice of therapy is based on the degree of severity of uterine prolapse.
Introduction Urologists are on the leading edge of laparoscopic surgery. It is now considered standard of care to perform in many operations. There are many benefits of laparoscopic surgery for a patient such as less blood loss, less pain, shorter time to oral intake and shorter hospitalization compared with open surgery.1 However laparoscopic surgery is a kind of vigilant work. There is more stressful than open surgery.
This paper will explain what “tubal ligation” is, the purpose women have this procedure done, what the procedure will entail, the risks involved, and what happens after the procedure. Medical Assistant’s along with the physician work together to do this minor surgical procedure along with the patient’s understanding of what will happen and the outcome of the procedure. The initial phase will be for the medical assistant to educate the patient about the procedure with verbal or pamphlet’s or even written instructions to prepare for the surgery.
Justina Toland- Tennant Unit 4 Assignment Chapter 4 Exercises and Review Chapter 4: Exercise 4.26 #4 49521 Hernia repair, inguinal, incarcerated Chapter 4: Exercise 4.31 #4 50920 Fistula, closure, ureter cutaneous Chapter 4: Exercise 4.34 #10 54322 Hypospadias, repair, one stage, meatal advancement Chapter 4: Exercise 4.37 #8 58956 Hysterectomy, abdominal, total Chapter 4: Exercise 4.41 #4 61312 Craniotomy, evacuation of hematoma Chapter 4: Exercise 4.43 #8 67700-RT Incision and drainage, abscess, eyelid Chapter 4: Review: Coding for Facility # 12 11305-LT Shaving, skin lesion Appendix C: Case Number #9 52630 Prostatectomy, transurethral 9. 52601 Prostate, excision, transurethral; or Prostatectomy,
The patient can try to do Kegel exercises to help strengthen the pelvic muscles in mild cases. The primary treatment is surgery and the procedure is called a urethral bladder sling. 2. Urinary tract infection: UTI is one of the most common infections of primary care. UTIs can occur at all ages.
According to Bulletti, et. al. (2010), “Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial-like tissue (glands and stroma) outside the uterus, which induces a chronic inflammatory reaction, scar tissue, and adhesions that may distort a woman’s pelvic anatomy. Endometriosis is primarily found in young women, but its occurrence is not related to ethnic or social group distinctions. Patients with endometriosis mainly complain of pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, and dyspareunia.
I had a lot of support but also a lot of family and friends who were concerned that I was making a mistake. I had to go against my parents wishes because they didn’t want me to go forward with the surgery. The procedure took 3 to 4 hours which is about the normal amount of time it takes. I woke up with minimal pain and four to five laparoscopic incisions. The day of my surgery I could not have any food or drinks, only the fluids I was getting through my IV.
The suprapubic catheter is placed through a small incision in the abdomen and directly into the bladder, this is to help avoid using the urethrae. This type of catheter is held in place by a body seal system, sutures and tape. When caring for a patient with this type you want to make sure that you don’t use or put any kind of tension of the catheter. You want to make sure to keep bag below their bladder level and to keep things clean. The condom catheter is used for male patients and is a soft sheath made of rubber and is used for patients that are comatose, incontinent and for any who’s bladder empties continuously.
Knowing that uterine fibroids are prominent in women, especially pre-menopausal women, yet there has not been any preventive care setup for this issue is very alarming. Using research like study done by Martin-Merino et. al. (2016) preventative care can be established to diagnose uterine fibroids early with the use of an ultrasound and possibly treat the patient, like Kat, with other long-term pharmacological therapy as suggested by Olejeck et. al.
In serious situations it can lead to death, by patients that refuse medical care and others that develop an undesirable autonomic nervous system reaction response known as vasovagal reaction which can be triggered by needle puncture. A vasovagal reaction can also manifest itself as syncope, where physiologically it is characterized by a slow on heart rate and drop of blood pressure, resulting in a lack of blood supply to the brain causing fainting and confusion. In patients with arteries compromised by atherosclerosis the non-efficient blood supply can lead to myocardial infarction. Evaluation of vital signs during the venipuncture procedure can be vital for prevention of these reactions and in Mrs. Jo's situation there was no substantial alteration or
In this scenario a prudent nurse would inform the patient of all the risks and benefits involved and advocate for the patient based on the patient’s decision. Further notify MD that patient education is needed due to patient not fully understanding current procedure scheduled and surgery may need to be held. Body 1: Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy is the removal of both the fallopian tubes and the ovaries and hysterectomy is removal of the uterus. Once the procedure has concluded Mrs. Carson will go into surgical menopause. (Source 1, lewis volume 2 pg 1299)
Do not manipulate or recap used needles using both hands and any other technique whereby the exposed needle is directed toward any part of the body. If necessary, use of a one-handed "scoop" technique or mechanical recapping device is recommended. Use forceps, suture holders or other instruments and avoid "blind" actions when suturing. Never leave used sharps on a tray, bed, counter, exam table, or other location for someone else to dispose. As soon as possible, do it yourself.
Gynecomastia (Breasts on a Man) Men have breasts but with minimal glandular tissue present. Gynecomastia refers to the development of female-quantity breast glands in the male patient. Most cases begin during puberty. No one knows why certain adolescent males develop breast tissue, but it is probably caused by having either higher levels of hormones in the blood or an increased sensitivity of normal breast tissue to typical levels of circulating hormones, especially the female hormone called estrogen. Alternatively, it may be due to either decreased levels of male hormones (such as testosterone) or insensitivity to these hormones.