Concepts of Women’s and Men’s Health, Infections, and Hematologic
42-year-old man presents to ED with 2-day history of dysuria, low back pain, inability to fully empty his bladder, severe perineal pain along with fevers and chills. He says the pain is worse when he stands up and is somewhat relieved when he lies down. Vital signs T 104.0 F, pulse 138, respirations 24. PaO2 96% on room air. Digital rectal exam (DRE) reveals the prostate to be enlarged, extremely tender, swollen, and warm to touch.
Assignment (1- to 2-page case study analysis)
In your Case Study Analysis related to the scenario provided, explain the following as it applies to the scenario you were provided (not all may apply to each ):
⦁ The factors that affect fertility (STDs).
⦁ Why inflammatory markers rise in STD/PID.
⦁ Why prostatitis and infection happens. Also explain the causes of systemic reaction.
⦁ Why a patient would need a splenectomy after a of ITP.
⦁ Anemia and the different kinds of anemia (i.e., micro and macrocytic).