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Digestive GI system

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Department
Nursing
Course
NSE 22A/B
Professor
E.Phillips
Semester
Fall

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Week 34 ConferenceSeptember2410143 PMLower bowel elimination route Stomachfood is turn into a pastechime23 hours DuodenumPancreatic enzymes added with the chymeliquid to break down the fatJejunumdigestion and absorption by gastric enzymes IleumCecum sphincterLarge IntestinesAscending colonTransverse Colon water electrolytes and vitamin K enters the large intestine Descending Colonformation of stoolmushySigmoid Colon RectumAnusAge considerations Children do not absorb the same degree of water from the large intestine that is why the stool is liquid likeEat 80 of body weight rather than 60 for adults Sphincter may not be developed to control Older Adults sphincter control is loss incontinence More common diarrhea constipationDiarrhea loss of the internal layer of the intestine which can result in loss of bloodassess them for dehydrationReplenish fluids and electrolytes K NaApple juice contains peptide and prevent water loss in the intestines ConstipationMake it a habit to use the washroom in the morningIncrease richfibre and fluidsUse laxatives that stimulate bowel activity lubricates the rectal area Give enemas if severeNSE22 Page 1
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