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gastritis
inflammation of gastric mucosa
common
can be accute or chronic
gastritis: causes
spicy food
digitalis,nsaids, corticosteroids
h pylori
salmonella
alcohol: esp binge drinking
smoking
radiation
stress
gastritis: dx
endoscopy, h pylori test
acute gastritis care
NPO, IV fluids, eliminate cause, bedrest, may be NG tube
chronic gastritis care
zantac
check hemoglobin
lifestyle changes
cholelithiasis
gallstones
dx w/ ultrasound (can see size of stones). surgery is elective unless in acute attack
laproscopy-same day
cholecystitis
inflammation of gallbladder
cholesterol stone
can have an attack, lass stone, get better w/ low fat diet
gallstones: risk factors
female, oral contra, esstrogen, obesity, increased fat diet, genetics
gallstones: s/s
epigastric discomfort after meal, RUQ pain, fullness, bloating, n/v, fever if infected, might be palpable, rebound tenderness, may be jaundice
gallstone: nursing considerations
avoid morphine sulfate for pain
increased protein, low fat
post op complications: v/s, bleeding, admin meds, infection, pancreatitis