GI - Adult Health Exam 2

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GI - Adult Health Exam 2
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  1. What are the key concepts for the GI system?
    • 1. Inability to establish/maintain patent airway
    • 2. Fluid volume deficit
    • 3. Impaired nutrition
    • 4. Electrolyte/Acid-Base Imbalances r/t hemorrhage
  2. Define Hepatitis
    A widespread inflammation of liver cells.
  3. How is HEP A transmitted?
    fecal-oral transmission
  4. How are HEP B & C transmitted?
    Blood transmission
  5. Which type of hepatitis is the leading cause of cirrhosis requiring liver transplant?
    HEP C
  6. fever, lethargy, malaise, N&V, pruritus, arthralgai or myalgia, abdominal pain, changes in skin or sclera (icterus), jaundice, diarrhea/constipation, changes in color of urine or stool, Enlarged liver or spleen...
    are signs and symptoms of ______
    Hepatitis

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