Bowel Sounds

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finess00
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37875
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Bowel Sounds
Updated:
2010-09-28 00:15:34
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  1. Right upper quadrant
    • Ascending and tranverse colon
    • Duodenum
    • Gallbladder
    • Hepatic flexure of colon
    • Liver
    • Pancreas (head)
    • Pylorus
    • Right adrenal gland
    • Right kidney (upper pole)
    • Right Ureter
  2. Left Upper Quadrant
    • Left adrenal gland
    • Left kidney (upper pole)
    • Left ureter
    • Pancreas (body and tail)
    • Spleen
    • Splenic flexure of colon
    • Stomach
    • Transverse colon
  3. Right Lower Quadrant
    • Appendix
    • Ascending colon
    • Cecum
    • Right kidney (lower pole)
    • Right ovary and tube
    • Right ureter
    • Right spermatic cord
  4. Left Lower Quadrants
    • Left Kidney ( lower pole)
    • Left ureter
    • Left ovary and tube
    • Left spermatic cord
    • Sigmoid colon
  5. Midline
    • Bladder
    • Uterus
    • Prostate
  6. Asses for
    • duration
    • frequency
    • loudness
  7. Duration
    less than 1 second to several seconds
  8. Frequency
    • Normal - every 5-20 seconds
    • Hypoactive- every 1 minute
    • Hyperactive- every 1-3 seconds
  9. Loudness
    audible ( soft, distant, loud)
  10. If no sounds are heard in a quadrant
    coontinue to listen for a minimum of 3 minutes.
  11. Order of digestion
    • Mouth
    • Oral pharyn
    • Esophagus
    • Stomach
    • Small intestine
    • Duodenum
    • Jejunum
    • Ileum
    • Cecum
    • Assending colon
    • Trarnsverse colon
    • Desending colon
    • Sigmoid colon
    • Rectum
    • Anus

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