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GASTROINTESTINAL ANATOMY OVERVIEW

This module will provide concepts relating to the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the major components of the gastrointestinal system
  • Identify in detail how each component functions within the system
  • Describe the functions of the accessory organs of the digestive system
  • Identify the major hormones of the digestive system

References

Hazinski, Mary Fran. (1999). Manual of Pediatric Critical Care. Boston: Mosby. (Chapters 3, 10)

Urden, L.D., Stacy, K.M., & Lough, M.E. (2006). Thelans’ Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management. (5th ed). Boston: Mosby. (Chapters 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 31, 32, 33 )

 
 
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