Increased intracranial pressure.
Decreased urine output.
Lying on the right side with legs straight
Lying on the left side with knees bent
Prone with the torso elevated
Bent over with hands touching the floor
“Tell me about your husband’s alcohol usage.”
“Is your husband being treated for tuberculosis?”
“Has your husband recently fallen or injured his chest?”
“Describe spices and condiments your husband uses on food.”
Change the tube feeding solutions and tubing at least every 24 hours.
Maintain the head of the bed at a 15-degree elevation continuously.
Check the gastrostomy tube for position every 2 days.
Maintain the client on bed rest during the feedings.
5 to 10 minutes
15 to 30 minutes
30 to 60 minutes
2 to 4 hours
Dyspnea and fatigue
Ascites and orthopnea
Purpura and petechiae
Gynecomastia and testicular atrophy