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The Male Patient

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65-year-old male presenting with 12-month history of worsening urinary frequency, urgency, poor flow, and occasional episode of urgency incontinence. He has hypertension controlled on ACE inhibitor and is otherwise in good health. Clinical examination was unremarkable. Rectal examination showed smooth and moderately enlarged prostate.

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  • Urge Incontinence
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Web Resources

  • www.auanet.org (American Urological Association guidelines on management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)).

  • www.uroweb.org (European Association of Urology guidelines on treatment of non-neurogenic male LUTS).

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  • Australian Medicines handbook drug choice companion: aged care. 3rd ed, Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Ltd; 2011. p. 169–171. ISBN: 978-0-9805790-3-1.

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Chan, L., Chan, L. (2013). The Male Patient. In: Chan, L., Tse, V. (eds) Multidisciplinary Care of Urinary Incontinence. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2772-7_5

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