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Definition of Gastritis?
Inflammation of the gastric or stomach mucosa.
Acute or Chronic Gastritis is relieved with eating?
Medical Management of Acute Gastritis?
Fix the problem and treat s/s.
Medical Management of Chronic Gastritis?
- LONG TERM:
- Modify diet
- Increase rest
- Decrease stress
Definition of Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)?
A hollowed-out area that forms in the mucosal wall of the stomach, in the pylorus, in the duodenum, or in the esophagus.
Difference in administering Anti-ulcer and Antiacid medications?
Anti-ulcer medications are given before meals.
Antiacids are given 1-2 hours after meals.
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