ANATOMY OF BOWEL ELIMINATION
Small and Large Intestines
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Small intestines Absorb nutrients & _______
the colon produces what in its intestinal walls to protect it from acid in the feces.
What are the 3 main functions of the colon?
absorption of water and nutrients
Mucoid protection of the intestinal wall
The waste products leaving the stomach throught the small intestine and then passing through the ileocecal valve are called what?
The colon/Large intestine: Reabsorbs _______, stores & transports body waste.
If disease gets into the intestines it can lead to problems doing what?
Interventions such as surgery, immobility, medications, and therapeutic diets may affect _____ _______.
Bowel movements that are infrequent, hard or dry, and diffiucult to pass.
an increased number of loose, liquid stools.
There are objective ways to assess for the presence of constipation or diarrhea, but individual bowel patterns vary greatly.
True or False
Various disease processes necessitate the creation of bowel diversions to allow _____ ______ to continue.
Stool specimens are collected both for ______ and for _____ _______, such as for teh detection of occult blood, bacteria, or parasites.
screening; diagnostic test
Fecal Occult Blood Test
Sugical opening for permanant or temporary acess.
(acess in the abdominal wall to allow fecal matter to pass)
_____ Stomas are a result of colorectal cancer or some types of bowel disease.
_____ end in the colon
____ end in the ileum
_____ colostamies are performed as a medical emergency adn are temporary.
_____ colostomies consist of two abdominal stomas one proximal and one disatal.
What are factors taht affect normal bowel elimination?
Age, Diet, Fluids, Physical activity, Psychological factors, Personal habits, Positioning, Pain, Pregnancy, Surgery and anesthesia, Medications.
Infant Breast Milk Stools appear
watery and yellow brown.
Infant Formula Stools
pasty and brown
At what age do toddlers gain bowel control?
2-3 years of age.
What effects elimination in older adults?
Decreased paristalisis and relaxation of the sphincters.
he wormlike movement by which the alimentary canal or other tubular organs having both longitudinal and circular muscle fibers propel their contents, consisting of a wave of contraction passing along the tube for variable distances.