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Digestive Disorder Questions and Answers (Q&A)

M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 11, 2018
If the stoma oozes a small amount of blood, you should talk to your physician as soon as possible. You should speak with your physician about any bleeding that does not stop. A stoma has no...Read More

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Answered: Oct 30, 2020
Document the findings

Following cholecystectomy. drainage from the T-tube is initially bloody and then turns to a greenish-brown color. The drainage is measured as output. The amount of...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Oct 30, 2020
A noninflamed outpouching of the intestine

Diverticulosis involves a noninflamed outpouching of the intestine. Diverticulitis involves an inflamed outpouching. The partial impairment of...Read More

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Answered: Oct 30, 2020
A fecalith

A fecalith is a fecal calculus. or stone. that occludes the lumen of the appendix and is the most common cause of appendicitis. Bowel wall swelling. kinking of the appendix. and...Read More

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Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist
Answered: Jan 31, 2019
A is the best answer to this question. When there is a residual amount that is more than 100 ml, this is already a sign that the feeding should immediately be stopped. Due to this rule, the other...Read More

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Answered: Oct 30, 2020
A rigid. board-like abdomen

Perforation of an ulcer is a surgical emergency and is characterized by sudden. sharp. intolerable severe pain beginning in the mid epigastric area and spreading...Read More

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Answered: Oct 30, 2020
I will need to drain the pouch regularly with a catheter.”

A Kock pouch is a continent ileostomy. As the ileostomy begins to function. the client drains it every 3 to 4 hours...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Oct 30, 2020
Fast for 8 hours before the test

A barium swallow is an x-ray study that uses a substance called barium for contrast to highlight abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract. The client...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Oct 30, 2020
Replace lost fluid and sodium.

Diarrhea d/t an acute episode of ulcerative colitis leads to fluid & electrolyte losses so fluid replacement takes priority.

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Answered: Oct 30, 2020
Monitoring the client’s vital signs
Notifying the physician of the client’s symptoms

The symptoms of nausea and dizziness in a client with peptic ulcer disease may be indicative of...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Oct 30, 2020
Monitoring the client’s vital signs
Notifying the physician of the client’s symptoms

The symptoms of nausea and dizziness in a client with peptic ulcer disease may be indicative of...Read More

1 Answer

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