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Implications for practice and research
The male patients in this study reported high levels of quality of life, with high ratings for overall physical functioning and health. They appeared to adjust to the diminished sexual function.
Nurses can use these outcomes and the results from other studies to inform patients.
Nurses should understand that each individual will have a different prediagnosis level of and valuation of sexual activity/function.
Further multicentred large studies are needed.
Nurses can provide patient education about common sexual problems encountered post prostate cancer treatment and the options for addressing those issues.
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