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SATA: The following a true about Primary liver cancer, EXCEPT:
- Most liver cancer is dx early
- Systemic chemotherapy is generally effective in tx liver cancer
Pt just dx with Hep A, what would you expect to note (early signs of Hep A)
The pt is taking zantac (ramitadine) what type of drugs should pt avoid
Alteration from hepatic blood flow resulting from a drug interaction will affect?
T/F: men and women are equally prone to develop cirrhosis
Pt has advance cirrhosis. PT of 15 seconds…what med would u give?
Nx completes a transfer summary which includes about pt’s drinking, assessment findings that
would confirm pancreatitis
recent losewt and temp elevation
Which lab diagnostic indicates pancreatitis?
Pt is evaluated for severe pain on right upper abdominal quadrant…MD dx cholylithiasis. which nx dx takes tops priority
Pt has pancreatitis, Demerol is rx instead of morphine b/c
it causes spasm on sphincter of oddi
Pt has n/v, abdominal distention…Which lab result is most significant
potassium of 3
Which nx action is most appropriate for a pt with acute pancreatitis
withholding all oral intake as order to decrease pancreatic secretion
When pt gets better from pancreatitis, what kind of diet?
low fat and high carbohydrates
Position for pt with pancreatitis
lying on the side with knees flexed
SATA: Mr. smith has acute pancreatitis, lab test?
- Increase WBC
- Elevated amalase and lipase
SATA: pt has possible acute cholycystis
- Pain at right upper side of abdomin
- Pain and may have murphy’s sign
FILL-IN: Mr.Jones…vomiting blood and black tarry stool…What would be emergency tx for
bleeding esophageal varisies? (3 questions)
- Stop blood loss
- Maintain plasma volume
An alteration of ability of the intestine to absorb nutrients adequently through bloodstream