Avoid the use of pain medication.
Cough and deep breathe Q2H.
Splint the incision if he can’t avoid sneezing or coughing.
Apply heat to scrotal swelling.
Eat a low-fiber diet.
Resume heavy lifting in 2 weeks.
Lose weight. if obese.
Resume sexual activity once discomfort is gone.
“You’ll need to lie on your stomach during the test.”
“You’ll need to lie on your right side after the test.”
“During the biopsy you’ll be asked to exhale deeply and hold it.”
“The biopsy is performed under general anesthesia.”
Dyspnea and reduced or absent breath sounds over the right lung
Tachycardia. hypotension. and cool. clammy skin
Fever. rebound tenderness. and abdominal rigidity
Redness. warmth. and drainage at the biopsy site
“It empties the stomach of fluids and gas.”
“It prevents spasms at the sphincter of Oddi.”
“It prevents air from forming in the small intestine and large intestine.”
“It removes bile from the gallbladder.”
Aspirate for gastric secretions with a syringe.
Begin feeding slowly to prevent cramping.
Get an X-ray of the tip of the tube within 24 hours.
Clamp off the tube until the feedings begin.
Necessary fluids and electrolytes to the body.
Complete nutrition by the I.V. route.
Tube feedings for nutritional supplementation.
Dietary supplementation with liquid protein given between meals.
Cause atrophy of the parietal cells.
Affect only the antrum of the stomach.
Thin the lining of the stomach walls.
Decrease gastric secretions.
Restrict intake of high-carbohydrate foods.
Increase fluid intake with meals.
Increase fat intake.
Eat three regular meals a day.