You are about to perform a rectal examination of an.docx
1. You are about to perform a rectal examination of an
You are about to perform a rectal examination of an older adult.What are the steps to
examine this patient?Explain your rationale.What are some findings you can have while
assessing the rectal sphincter?Describe the differences during the rectal examination of
acute prostatitis and benign prostatic hypertrophy.What findings would expect on physical
examination of acute prostatitis and benign prostatic hypertrophy?Submission
Instructions:Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in proper
current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. . ReadJarvis, C.
(2019).Chapter 26Elsevier. (n.d.). Colon and rectal cancer. Evolve: Jarvis: Physical
examination & health assessment, 6th edition – Clinical reference – Health promotion guide.