Analyze the disorder (Urinary Tract Infection Cystitis) addressing the following elements: pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, progression trajectory, diagnostic testing, and treatment options.
Differentiate the disorder from normal development.
Discuss the physical and psychological demands the disorder places on the patient and family.
Explain the key concepts that must be shared with the patient and family to achieve optimal disorder management and outcomes.
Identify key interdisciplinary team personnel needed and how this team will provide care to achieve optimal disorder management and outcomes.
Interpret facilitators and barriers to optimal disorder management and outcomes.
Describe strategies to overcome the identified barriers.
Designed a comprehensive and holistic recognition and planning for the disorder.
Addresses how the patient’s socio-cultural background can potentially impact optimal management and outcomes.
Demonstrated an evidence-based approach to address key issues identified in the case study.
Formulates a comprehensive but tailored approach to disorder management.
Week 4: Genitourinary Clinical Case
A 60-year-old Hispanic male presents with the chief complaint of decreased urinary flow. The patient has been experiencing this over the past two years, but for the past two weeks, the symptoms have increased significantly. The current symptoms are similar to what he experienced in the past. However, for the past two weeks, he has had increased nocturia, with decreased strength of urinary flow and slight terminal dysuria. Patient has had no treatment in the past. The nocturia has been very troublesome over the past two weeks. Yesterday he had significant difficulty in starting his urine flow and this is interfering with daily activities. He needs to pass urine four to five times every night. He has been urinating frequently and always needs to know if there are bathrooms around.