AMS1

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alyn217
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164560
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AMS1
Updated:
2012-07-31 11:57:47
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AMS1T3 Gastritis
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Gastritis
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  1. Basic info about gastritis
    What?





    Inflammation of gastric mucosa





    Who?





    • NSAID use
    • > 60 y/o
    • females





    How?





    Mucosal barrier broken & acid exposure = edema, capillary wall disruption, & possible hemorrhage

    Why?


    • Drugs
    • Diet
    • Microorganisms
    • Environmental factors
    • Pathophysiologic conditions
    • Others
  2. SnSs of gastritis
    • Epigastic tenderness
    • Feeling of fullness
    • Anorexia
    • N/V
    • Diagnostics
    • H & P
    • H. Pylori tests
    • Endoscopy
    • CBC
    • Occult Blood
    • Biopsy
  3. Nursing Management of pt w/gastritis
    • Bed Rest
    • NPO
    • IVF
    • Antiemetics
    • ADAT
    • Monitor for bleeding (vomit/stool)
    • Antacids, H2 blockers, PPI’s (same as with GERD)
    • Antibiotics for H. Pylori
    • B12 Cobalamin therapy

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