sábado, 7 de novembro de 2009

Urology Update no Journal of Family Practice

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What's Best for Your Patient with BPH?
May, 2009
Every man with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) experiences a unique set of symptoms. Let symptom scores and patient preferences guide your level of work-up and your treatment approach. Read more

Sponsored Content: Management
of Overactive Bladder

2009
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition that has a substantial effect on quality of life in men and women. Despite its prevalence and the availability of effective treatment, OAB remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Currently, 9 antimuscarinic agents are FDA approved for the management of patients with OAB.
Urology University CME Newsletter #1 reviews the similarities and differences among these agents, which will aid you in making well-informed decisions about OAB pharmacotherapy.
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia:
Treat or Wait?

July, 2008
In addition to talking to every male patient over the age of 50 about urinary function, you can use questionnaires such as the International Prostate Symptom Score (available at jfponline.com as a Patient Handout) to evaluate the patient¹s perception of symptom severity and quality of life. Read more


PLUS
Urology in the news:
Recent headlines in Family Practice

Procedure May Be Helpful in
Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

Transurethral resection plus biopsies may detect cancer in men with previous negative biopsy. Oct 2nd (HealthDay News)
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Efficacy of Treatments for
Overactive Bladder examined

Sacral nerve stimulation, botulinum toxin found effective in treating refractory overactive bladder. September 30th (HealthDay News)
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Alcohol Found to Lessen Risk
for Enlarged Prostate

Risk is 35 percent lower for men who drink 36 grams or more of alcohol per day. Sept 24th (HealthDay News)
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