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Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Richard W. Norman and David C. Currow


This book provides a practical, evidence-based overview of the supportive care of patients with urological failure, focusing on chronic symptoms such as chronic prostatitis. It begins by looking at quality of life measurements, self-help strategies, the role of the interdisciplinary team, and psychological and social support. It then moves on to clinical chapters which cover issues such as patients who present with hematuria, urinary retention, urinary incontinence, neurological disease affecting the urinary tract, chronic prostatitis, and infertility; ending with a chapter on supportive care ... More

Keywords: supportive care, urological failure, chronic prostatitis, hematuria, urinary, neurological, infertility, symptomatic

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780198529415
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard W. Norman, editor

David C. Currow, editor

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Chapter 2 Quality of life measurements

Robert A. Cummins, and Anna L.D. Lau

Chapter 8 The patient presenting with haematuria

Kamal Mattar, and Darrel E. Drachenberg

Chapter 9 The patient presenting with urinary retention

Nicholas J. Hegarty, Ciaran F. Healy, and John M. Fitzpatrick

Chapter 12 The patient presenting with sexual dysfunction

Carin V. Hopps, and John P. Mulhall

Chapter 16 The patient presenting with chronic prostatitis

Ashley McLellan, and Peter A. M. Anderson

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