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Ulcerative Colitis Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis is an illness that is characterized by inflammation in the lining of the colon and rectum, Crohn’s disease is a similar condition and both are a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis causes chronic ulcers and inflammation in the digestive tract, resulting in poor …

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Appendicitis – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

appendicitis

Appendicitis The appendix is a small appendage that is located at the beginning of the large intestine. Appendicitis is an inflammation to the inner lining of the appendix most often occurring in patients between age 10 – 30. Appendicitis is thought to start when the appendix becomes blocked by feces, …

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Peritonitis – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

Intestines

Peritonitis Peritonitis occurs when the membrane that lines the inner wall of the abdomen and supports and covers most of the abdominal organs becomes inflamed. Peritonitis can be caused by a fungal or bacterial infection. It can also be caused by rupture or perforation in the abdomen. Peritonitis will always …

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Physiology 1 test 26 questions

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Gastritis – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

Gastrointestinal system

Gastritis Gastritis occurs when the lining of the stomach gets swollen or inflamed. This can occur suddenly, this is called  acute gastritis or if the gastritis occurs slowly, it is called chronic gastritis.  Chronic gastritis can last from weeks to years. Once the stomach lining is inflamed, the lining of …

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Peptic Ulcer Disease -Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Care Plan

Peptic Ulcer Disease

Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) The term Peptic ulcer disease is given when the  gastric acid in the digestive tract erodes the inner area of the small intestine, pylorus, stomach, or esophagus.  These erosions cause open sores and can become extremely painful and can even bleed. Usually, the mucus lining of the …

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Ace Inhibitors and Angiotension ll Receptor Blockers Practice exam

Medications

Ace Inhibitors and Angiotension ll Receptor Blockers Practice exam 15 Questions. ACE inhibitors and ARB’s by ProProfs Author Recommended Posts   Gastroesophageal reflux disease – GERD Pathophysiology, Podcast and Nursing care plan   GI Nursing Practice Exam 10 questions   Pancreatitis Nursing Diagnosis Care Plan   Practice Dosage Calculation Quiz …

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Practice Dosage Calculation Quiz for nursing students

Medications

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Diverticulitis – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing care plan

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis In order to understand diverticulitis, we need to know what diverticulum are. Diverticulum (more than one is called diverticula), is the development in some patients as a protrusion or out-pouching of the inner lining of the intestine. They are usually characterized by a small pouch with a thin neck. …

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Atrial Fibrillation Practice Exam 15 questions

Atrial Fibrillation

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