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Most common digestive disorder

Irritable bowel syndrome

- one in 5 people in the US have it

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Classifications of irritable bowel syndrome:

IBS-D (diarrhea

IBS-C (constipation)

IBS-A (alternating diarrhea/constipation)

IBS-M (mix of diarrhea/constipation)

3

To promote comfort after a colonoscopy, in what position does the nurse place the client

Left lateral

4

A peptic ulcer pt is experiencing onset of sharp abdominal pain. On palpation, the pt's abdomen is tense and rigid. What action takes priority?

Give the prescribed pain medication

call the health care provider stat

auscultate and percuss all four abdominal quadrants

take vital signs

call the health provider stat

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IBS treatments

health teaching
- 30-40 grams of fiber daily
-promote normal bowel function

Stress reduction
-relaxation, meditation, yoga

antibiotics may be prescribed if inflammation is caused by bacteria

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If someone has an ileus never give them which medication

opiod because it'll complicate condition- constipation

7

Pain at which point is a good sign of appendicitis?

McBurney's point!

8

Crohn's disease common complication:

fistula

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Crohn's disease is usually treated by

surgical intervention

10

Pass more bowel movement in

ulcerative colitis

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Major complication of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease

mega colon- abnormal dilation of large intestine

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interventions for diverticulitis

antibiotics

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Celiac disease can cause

bowel atrophy

malabsorption