QUESTIONS and ANSWERS. ( NURSING) A 56years old female came to the Emergency room complaining of nausea/Vomiting and severe upper right quadrant pain. His body temperature is 101.3°F(38.5C)and an abdominal Xray reveals an enlarged gallbladder. She is given a diagnosis of Acute Cholecystitis and is scheduled for surgery. After administering an analgesic to the patient, the nurse recognizes that assessing the patient fluid and electrolytes status is the top most priority. The nurse performs a postoperative assessment on a patient who has had a Cholecystectomy. (1)In order to adequately assess the patient for bowel sounds, the nurse should?.

(A )Divide the abdomen into four quadrants, auscultate each area with a stethoscope for at least five minutes if no sounds are heard. (B)Assess the abdomen. (C )Slow bowel sounds. (D )Hypoactive bowel sounds. Correct answer A. Rationale: Divide the abdomen into four quadrants. Auscultate each area with stethoscope for at least five minutes if …

28TH CASE SCENARIO. (NURSING)ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS.

Age/Sex 54years old man. Name Mike Hubby. Attending doctor: Dr. Hessey Rub. CODE STATUS: Full Code. Location : Medical/ Surgical. Admitting Diagnosis: Acute Cholecystitis. This is inflammation of the gallbladder, a small digestive organ beneath the liver. Signs and symptoms are pain in upper middle area radiating around to the back,jaundice, Nausea and Vomiting, flatulence, …