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GASTROINTESTINAL HISTORY AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

This module will provide concepts relating to the physical assessment of a patient presenting gastrointestinal symptoms.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify and explain the different parts of a gastrointestinal history and physical exam
  • Discuss in depth the taking of an oral history from the patient
  • Explain in detail the four parts of the physical assessment

References

Hazinski, Mary Fran. (2013). Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child. 3rd Ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Urden, L., Stacy, K., Lough, M., (2014). Thelan’s Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and management. 7th ed. Boston: Mosby.

 
 
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