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Contractions occur every 3 to 12 minutes mass sweeps occur 1 to 4 times each 24 hour period. 1/3 to 1/2 of food waste is excreted install within 24 hours
complete absence of peristaltic movement that may follow abdominal surgery or complete bowel obstruction
Cause pink to red to black stool. Red urine
Cause Orange to orange-red urine color
Cause Green or blue-green urine color
cause black stool
cause White discoloration or spackling in stool
Cause brown or black urine
Green-gray color stool
visual examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum
Signed consent. Fast for 6 to 12 hours prior to. Removal of dentures. Patient will be awake but will be sedated.
NPO until gag reflex returns.
Perforation (bleeding, pain, difficulty swallowing)
visual examination of the colon
Clear liquid diet 24-48 hours to Empty bowel.
Or enemas until stool is clear
Pt is Sedated
Perforation (abdominal destination, pain, blood)
visual examination of the sigmoid colon
Informed consent needed.
Prep: light meal day before then 2 enemas.
Wireless capsule endoscopy
Patient swallows video capsule that passes through GI track. Video capsule transmits images to a recording device worn by the patient. The small bowel can be visualized in its entirety. Used to screen for small bowel carcinoma, but cannot biopsy the bowel wall or assess for dysplasia. Capsule will exit About 24 hours after.
Pt NPO for about 12 hours prior. Get small amount of liquid. Increased every 4 hours.
Upper gastrointestinal visualization
Indirect visualization of the esophagus stomach Will include small intestines if small bell series is included. Barium coats G.I. system for x-rays
Patient will drink barium, then laxative to get rid of barium.
Distal and visualization of gastrointestinal
Patient will be given a barium enema.
Informed consent, enemas until clear before barium enema.
First diagnostic test of G.I. least invasive. Fecal occult blood test. Hemoccult
Test for hidden blood in stool. Always done three times (x3)
Toxic enema that helps destroy intestinal parasites.
Oil retention enema
lubricate the stool and intestinal mucosa, easing defecation
help expel flatus from the rectum
provide medications absorbed through the rectal mucosa
administer fluids and nutrition rectally
Soap studs and tap water in large bag. Put pt in lateral sims. Ask patient to try to hold it in. If patient experience is cramping stop or slow down the water.
return flow enema
expel flatus, have bag up high and once administered bring bag down low for it to return back into the bag.
Urine output within a 24 hour period That is less than 50 mL
painful or difficult urination
presence of glucose/sugar in the urine
pus in the urine
stimulate contraction of detrusor muscle, producing urination
Analgesics and tranquilizers
suppress CNS, diminish effectiveness of neural reflex
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