A vagotomy is scheduled for a 48years old man due to chronic gastric ulcer.During a preoperative teaching for the procedure the nurse explains to the patient that the purpose of vagotomy is what?.

A.It will affect the vargas nerves.

B.Preoperative teaching is not necessary.

C.Assist the patient to lose weight.

D.To decrease the hydrochloride acid production in the stomach.


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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