Skills Test 3

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ilikepinkeverything
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136944
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Skills Test 3
Updated:
2012-02-22 10:53:53
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Patho Test
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Ch 55-60, 62,63 and ATI Ch 51-61
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  1. Stores bile to be used
    gallbladder
  2. breaks down carbs, proteins, fats, makes and secretes insulin
    Pancreas
  3. When taking patient history for pt w/ GI needs what should be included
    • Diet Changes
    • Appetite changes
    • Smoking/Alcohol Use
    • Pain-What makes it better or worse
    • Indigestion
    • Nausea and voiting
    • Changes in weight
    • Characteristic of Bowel elimination
    • Patient/family hx of GI disorders
    • GI surgeries
    • Rectal Exam (Colonoscopy, OB, Sigmoidoscopy)
    • Current Medications
  4. When Assessing the Oral cavity what should you be looking for
    • Condition of teeth
    • Dentures?
    • Con dition of tongue and gums
    • Ulcers
    • Nodules
    • swelling
    • discoloration
    • inflammation
    • odor (ammonia=liver failure, Fruity=diabetic acidosis)
  5. filters toxins and builds proteins
    liver
  6. When assessing the abdomen what should you be looking for
    • Inspect, auscultate, palpation,percussion
    • scars
    • Contour (flat, concave, distended)
    • Symmetry
    • Bowel sounds (hypo, hyper, active)
    • Masses
    • Pain/tenderness (rebbound tenderness)
  7. Normal bowel sounds
    5/34 min
  8. Hypoactive bowel sounds
    1-min
  9. Hyperactive bowel sounds
    • repeated, high pitched, freq intervals
    • gastroenteritis, pyloric obstruction, diarrhea
  10. Absent bowel sounds
    • no sounds in 5 inutes
    • ? Peritonitis, ileus, obstruction

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