M07: Discussion Case Study – Urinary Retention
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Discussion Prompt Directions: Re-read the Consult Note for Mr. Johnson on page 124. Take note of all terms that are in bold print in all of the sections of the SOAP note. Ensure that you know the definition of these terms before completion of this case study.
The Urology Practice where Mr. Johnson is a patient uses a Patient Portal System that provides patients with a discharge summary of their visit. Upon completion of the visit, Mr. Johnson reviews his discharge note and notices there were several terms that he didn’t understand. He calls Dr. Wallin’s office to find out more information about the following terms used in his discharge summary:
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Urethral stricture
Initial Posting: As if you are having a conversation with Mr. Johnson, provide definitions that he can understand for each of the terms/abbreviations listed. You are to use one of the online medical dictionaries below or other medical dictionary. Make sure to use and cite resources used in your posting. Links provided below. (5 points total / including salutations and citations)