What Is TURP Surgery? - Definition, Complications & Recovery

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TURP is a surgical procedure that stands for what?

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1. What does the prostate gland do?

2. Which choice best indicates why a patient would need a TURP?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge your comprehension of TURP surgery. Areas that would be beneficial to know more about include complications of TURP surgery and when a patient can resume sexual activity after surgery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on the following:

  • The function of the prostate gland
  • Complications of TURP surgery
  • Reasons to undergo TURP surgery

Skills Practiced

You can practice the following skills with the quiz and worksheet:

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what TURP stands for
  • Making connections- access the knowledge you've gained regarding male anatomy and TURP surgery
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding TURP surgery and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To increase your knowledge of TURP surgery, check the related lesson titled What is TURP Surgery? - Definition, Complications & Recovery. The following objectives can be found in the lesson:

  • Identify what TURP surgery is and who can receive this type of surgery
  • Recall the different reasons why TURP surgery is needed
  • Review the whole procedure of TURP surgery
  • Learn about the possible complications that can arise after having TURP surgery
  • Understand how patients recover from TURP surgery
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