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What should you suspect if you detect high-pitched gurgles over the lower right quadrant (when auscultating a client's abdomen)?



A. Decreased bowel motility.
B. Increased bowel motility.
C. Nothing abnormal.
D. Abdominal cramping.
Asked by Olivia, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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Ken Wilson

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Ken Wilson, Marketing Analyst, MBA, Miami

Answered Nov 11, 2018

Auscultation refers to when the doctor places his stethoscope over your chest and abdomen and he listens. He may ask you to breath deeply so that he can better hear any sound that might be...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Nothing abnormal.-rationale: high-pitched gurgles are a normal finding. decreased bowel motility causes two or three bowel sounds per minute; increased bowel motility causes hyperactive bowel...Read More
 

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