AMS1

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Author:
alyn217
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164571
Filename:
AMS1
Updated:
2012-07-31 12:58:53
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AMS1T3 Hernias
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Hernias
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  1. Types and locations of hernias
    • Protrusion of a viscus through an abnormal opening or weakened area in the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained
    • Reducible: can poke it back
    • Irreducible or Incarcerated: can't poke it back
    • Strangulated !!!: twisted to cut off blood supply
  2. SnSs of hernia
    • Visible
    • Discomfort with tension
    • Strangulated (s/sx obstruction)
    • Severe Pain
    • Vomiting
    • Cramping Pain
    • Distention
  3. Collaborative care of pt w/hernia
    • Surgery-laparoscopic
    • Herniorrhaphy
    • Hernioplasty
    • Strangulated Hernia
    • Post-op care
    • Assess for voiding issues
    • I & O
    • Scrotal Edema: scrotal support/ice
    • Splint with coughing/sneezing (open mouth)
    • Lifting restriction (6-8 weeks)
    • Truss

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