Cancer of the colon and rectum is the second most common type of internal cancer in the United States.
Rectal cancer affects more than twice as many people as colon cancer.
The incidence of colon and rectal cancer decreases with age.
There is no hereditary component to colon cancer.
Age younger than 40
Low fat, low protein, high fiber diet
History of skin cancer
Give laxative the night before and a cleansing enema in the morning before the test.
Render an oil retention enema and give laxative the night before
Instruct the client to swallow 6 radiopaque tablets the evening before the study
Place the client on CBR a day before the study
Colon and rectal cancer
Change in the caliber of stools
Change in bowel habits
A 35-year-old female with copious, intractable diarrhea and vomiting
A 43-year-old female second-day post-operative cholecystectomy
A 53-year-old female with pain related to alcohol-associated pancreatitis
A 62-year-old female with colon cancer receiving chemotherapy and radiation
The symptoms may be the result of anemia caused by chemotherapy.
The patient may be immunosuppressed.
The patient may be depressed.
The patient may be dehydrated.
Low protein, complex carbohydrates
High protein, simple carbohydrates
High fat, refined carbohydrates
Low carbohydrates, complex proteins
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