QUESTION AND ANSWER ON ELIMINATION. (POSTOP)

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.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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