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Gastrointestinal Disease Questions and Answers (Q&A)

John Smith
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
An irrigation set

When the client has a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, a pair of scissors must be kept at the clients bedside at all times. The client needs to be observed for sudden...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Jan 17, 2019
The best answer to this question is letter B. The irrigation should be stopped temporarily. While the process is stopped, the patient will be given a chance to rest. There are some patients who...Read More

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F.Brian
Answered: Jan 28, 2018
Put simply pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. Your pancreas produces enzymes that aid in digestion and hormones that help to regulate how your body will process sugar. Out of...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Change the tube feeding solutions and tubing at least every 24 hours.

Tube feeding solutions and tubing should be changed every 24 hours, or more frequently if the feeding requires it....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Pull back on the tube and wait until the respiratory distress subsides

During the insertion of a nasogastric tube, if the client experiences difficulty breathing or any respiratory...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 10, 2018
The nurse should check if the patient’s urine output has decreased. Acute pancreatitis is a condition wherein the pancreas becomes inflamed. There are times when this would just go away but...Read More

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K. Myers, Blogger
Answered: Feb 13, 2019
The correct answer to this question is D. I.V. infusions containing normal saline solution and potassium should be given first to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance. For the client's comfort...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Irrigate the tube with cola.-the nurse should irrigate the tube with cola because its effervescence and acidity are suited to the purpose, its inexpensive, and its readily available in most homes....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Endoscopy-endoscopy permits direct evaluation of the upper gi tract and can detect 90% of bleeding lesions. an upper gi series, or barium study, usually isnt the diagnostic method of choice,...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Hold the feeding

Unless specifically indicated, residual amounts more than 100 mL require holding the feeding. Therefore options B, C, and D are incorrect. Additionally, the feeding is not...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Limit the fluid taken with meal-dumping syndrome is a term that refers to a constellation of vasomotor symptoms that occurs after eating, especially following a billroth ii procedure. early...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jan 20, 2021
Costal cartilage

The intrinsic part of the sphincter includes the SMCs, while the externalincludes the skeletal muscle and crural part of the diaphragm.

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Jan 03, 2019
Hemostasis is a process which causes bleeding to stop, meaning to keep blood within a damaged blood vessel. It is the first stage in which wound healing begins. The process involves coagulation,...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Aug 29, 2018
When the nurse sees this sign, this symbolizes one thing - there is a need for the nurse to wash hands with soap and water especially after handling the patient or any item that may be...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Oct 23, 2018
Esophageal varies is caused by any condition that can cause portal hypertension such as cirrhosis.
The lower one third of the esophagus is drained into the superficial veins lining the...Read More

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