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This module discusses several GI Alterations that critical care and emergency care nurses may encounter.

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the clinical characteristics for the following GI alterations:
    • Foreign body obstruction in the esophagus
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Bowel Obstructions
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Nausea, vomiting, dehydration
  • Identify the nursing interventions related to the GI alterations listed above
  • Summarize the overall effects of GI alterations on the acutely ill patient


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