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163042 - Below the Belt - An Update on Men's Health

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GP's will be presented with the following topics in an interactive discussion:
Medical & Surgical Management of BPH – an update on what’s new 
Use of PSA in General Practice in 2019

Relevance to General Practice

Male urinary incontinence adversely affects health-related quality of life and is associated with significant psychosexual and financial burden. 
Lower urinary tract dysfunction, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), overactive bladder (OAB) and urinary incontinence, are common conditions that adversely affect health-related quality of life. Management of men with urinary incontinence requires careful evaluation, with comprehensive history-taking, focused physical examination and basic investigations to identify the underlying pathology, and should be tailored to the individual patient. 
Management involves a frank discussion about the various treatment options and the patient’s expectations, before selecting the most appropriate treatment. 
Schoeder A, Abrams P, Andersson KE, et al. Guideline 
(See full needs assessment attached)

Learning outcomes
  • GPs will be able to discuss up to date safe use of the PSA blood test in general practice
  • GPs will be able to appropriately diagnose and investigate voiding dysfunction
  • GPs will be able to advise and appropriately counsel patients about medical and surgical options for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • GP's will be able to use course reference materials to assist in referral & continuity of care
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    163042 - Below the Belt - An Update on Men's Health
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