by Cathy Parkes July 15, 2020 Updated: July 05, 2021
When screening a patient for prostate cancer, be sure to obtain the PSA (prostate specific antigen) before performing a DRE (digital rectal exam).
Check out our full video & article on prostate cancer, including risk factors, signs and symptoms, prevention, screening, treatment, medication and surgeries; in our Medical-Surgical series.
Prostate cancer, its pathophysiology, treatment, and important patient teaching are covered in our Medical-Surgical flashcards (Immune system), and our video articles follow along with the flashcards!
A key function of Vitamin D is that it helps with absorption of calcium.
Sunlight is a key source of Vitamin D! Other sources include: fortified milk, fatty fish, and eggs.