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Medgar Evers College Medical And Surgical Nursing I (NUR 27) Case Study Chapter 41 - GERD

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Medgar Evers College Medical And Surgical Nursing I (NUR 27)

CASE STUDY – CHAPTER 41 UPPER GI PROBLEMS
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Patient Profile
Subjective Data
Objective Data
2. The health care provider informs C.S. that he probably has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). What is GERD? What are some of the predisposing factors for GERD?

3. Identify key findings from the assessment that led the health care provider to suspect that C. S. has GERD and describe their significance.

You are counseling C.S. on lifestyle modifications. What should you include for C.S.?

The health care provider prescribes omeprazole for C.S. and instructs him to return for a follow-up visit in two weeks if his symptoms do not improve. What is the mechanism of action of omeprazole and the rationale for returning only if symptoms persist

If medications and lifestyle modifications are not effective at eliminating the symptoms of GERD, what is another option?

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