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Cholecystitis ch 6

cholecystitis and cholelithiasis ch 6 adult nursing

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Describe chloecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
Describe cholelithiasis presence of gallstones in the gallbladder
what is a cholecystectomy removal of the gallbladder
what is a choledochostomy exploration of the common bile duct
what is a cholecystostomy incision into gallbladder usually for drainage
Risk factors for gallstones and gallbladder disease include female, native american or white, obesity, pregnancy or multiple pregnancies, diabetes mellitus or use of birth control
signs and symptoms of gallstones or gallbladder disease are indigestion after eating high fat foods, anorexia, nausea and vomiting, increased heart and respiratory rates, diaphoresis, low grade fever, elevate wbc, mild jaundice, steatorrhea, and dark amber urine
List the treatments for the milder attacks of the gallbladder bedrest, NG tube, NPO, iv fluids, demerol, antibiotics, and when allowed PO intake nothing spicy
a machine discharges a series of shock waves through water or a cushion that breaks the stones into fragments is called lithtripsy
The gallbladder can be removed by laparoscopic or open surger
Jackson pratt drainage used after removal of gallbladder should have what draining from it serous, bloody
T-tube used after gallbladder removal should have ______________ draining from it bile, greenish color
Created by: dallen_71