Mr Mike had a Cholecystectomy and the nurse performs a postoperative assessment on the patient. The nurse in order to adequately assess the patient for bowel sounds should?.
A. percussion three time a day.
B.Check for the color of bleeding .
C.Check the color of the vomiting. D.Divide the abdomen into four quadrant, auscultate each area with a stethoscope for atleast five minutes to see if no sounds are heard.
Correct answer is D.
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