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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: Jul 11, 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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Answered: Jul 11, 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: Jul 11, 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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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Limit the fluids taken with meals

The nurse should instruct the client to decrease the amount of fluid taken at meals and to avoid high carbohydrate foods including fluids such as fruit...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Barium enema

A barium enema will cause diverticula to fill with barium and be easily seen on x-ray. An abdominal US can tell more about structures. such as the gallbladder. liver. and...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Custard

Full liquid food items include items such as plain ice cream. sherbet. breakfast drinks. milk. pudding and custard. soups that are strained. and strained vegetable juices. A clear...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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Santepro
Answered: Jul 11, 2020
€It is best for me to take my antacid 1 to 3 hours after meals.”

Antacids are most effective if taken 1 to 3 hours after meals and at bedtime. When an antacid is taken on an empty...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 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: Jul 11, 2020
Dizziness and sweating.

After a Billroth II procedure. a large amount of hypertonic fluid enters the intestine. This causes extracellular fluid to move rapidly into the bowel. reducing...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Listens to bowel sounds in all for quadrants

The appropriate sequence for abdominal examination is inspection. auscultation. percussion. and palpation. Auscultation is performed after...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Implement total parenteral nutrition

Food will be withheld from the client with severe symptoms of ulcerative colitis to rest the bowel. To maintain the clients nutritional status. the...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Toxic megacolon

Toxic megacolon is extreme dilation of a segment of the diseased colon caused by paralysis of the colon. resulting in complete obstruction. This disorder is associated with...Read More

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Answered: Jul 11, 2020
Asterixis

Asterixis is an early neurologic sign of hepatic encephalopathy elicited by asking the patient to hold her arms stretched out. Asterixis is present if the hands rapidly extend and...Read More

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