GI NURSING ASSESSMENT STUDY GUIDE
This 4 page study goes through the gastrointestinal tract, including the functions and images of the GI tract, and a breakdown of the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver & gallbladder, and pancreas & spleen. Subjective information and images including health history and assessment, and objective information (inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation). Bowel elimination, factors that influence it, and health promotion related to elimination. Lifespan considerations within pregnant women, newborns, infants, & children, and older adults. Healthy promotion healthy people 2020 objectives, actions to help, American cancer society prevention, and screenings. Laboratory tests, liver function tests, 7 different diagnostic tests, considerations for the hospitalized patient, common abdominal symptoms, and preparation for an assessment.