Case 6: Anthony. Patient History. Anthony is a 55-year old lawyer. He has been suffering from voiding complaints for several years, and for the past 5 years he has been treated with an α 1 -blocker for BPH. Anthony recently experienced a urinary infection requiring antibiotics.
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BPH = Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
IPSS = International Prostate Symptom ScoreAUA = American Urological Association
International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS)
Patient name: Anthony
Date of assessment: 29/06/05
Initial assessment (X)
Monitor: during __X__ therapy after _____therapy/surgery
Anthony’s QoL Score = 6 (Terrible)
Interpreting the IPSS and Bother Score Symptoms?
IPSS = International Prostate Symptom Score
DRE = Digital Rectal Examination Symptoms?
DRE = Digital Rectal Examination
Lab Results Symptoms?
Urinalysis: no abnormal findings
PSA: 3.6 ng/mL
Urethral swab: negative
PSA = Prostate-Specific Antigen
QoL = Quality of LifeIPSS = International Prostate Symptom ScorePSA = Prostate-Specific Antigen
DRE = Digital Rectal ExaminationQoL = Quality of LifePSA = Prostate-Specific AntigenIPSS = International Prostate Symptom Score
PSA = Prostate-Specific AntigenDRE = Digital Rectal Examination
End of Case 6 Anthony?