Chapter 58

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Care of Patients with Stomach Disorders
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Describe the key features of Acute Gastritis

Rapid onset of epigastric pain, n/v, hematemesis, gastric hemorrhage, dyspepsia, & anorexia

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Describe the key features of Chronic Gastritis

Vague report of epigastric pain relieved by food, anorexia, n/v, intolerance of fatty and spicy foods, & pernicious anemia

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What are the key components of Gastric Prevention?

well balanced diet, avoid excessive alcohol, avoid large doses of aspirin, NSAIDS, corticosteroids, and caffeine, manage stress levels, & no smoking

4

What are the common signs of an Upper GI Bleed?

Bright red or coffee ground vomitus, tarry stools, melena (occult blood), decreased blood pressure, increased weak and thready pulse, decreased H & H, vertigo, dizzy, & syncope

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Common drug therapy for Peptic Ulcer Disease

Antacids, H2 Antagonists, Mucosal Barrier Fortifiers, Proton Pump Inhibitors, Prostaglandin Analogs, & Antimicrobials

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What are the three main types of ulcers that can occur?

Gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, & stress ulcers

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Home care assessment of a patient with Ulcer Disease

Gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, & nutritional status, medication history, patient's coping skills, & understanding of illness

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What is the main difference between ZES and PUD?

Presence of H. pylori infection is typically absent in ZES.

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What is a major risk factor for gastric cancer?

Infection with H. pylori

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What is a primary prevention of gastric cancer?

Avoiding pickled, salted, and processed foods & eating a well-balanced diet.