1.A patient with bowel obstruction is admitted into Medical Surgical floor. A nasogastric tube is inserted. But before the insertion of the ngt the nurse explained to patient on the purpose of ngt and why the doctor ordered it. Which of the following statement if made by the nurse will be most appropriate?.

A.So that the patient can stop talking. B.Ngt is not recommended for the patient. C.A and B.

D.Ngt empties the stomach of fluid and gas.It is used for decompression of stomach, gavage lavage,gastric analysis. Correct answer is D.

A,B and C are all wrong.


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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