13. Gastrointestinal
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Appetite Dysphagia Food intolerance Abdominal pain Nausea or vomiting Bowel habits Past abdominal history Medications and supplements Alcohol and tobacco Nutrition
Mouth – mouth, jaw, inner and outer lips, teeth, gums, oral mucosa, tongue and tenderness or lesions Abdomen – color, symmetry, shape and contour; bowel sounds such as bruits, venous hums and friction rubs; pain, tenderness and ascites Rectum and anus – perianal area and rectum
Nausea and vomiting Dysphagia Cullen’s sign Turner’s sign Constipation Diarrhea Abdominal distention Abnormal bowel sounds Friction rubs Abdominal pain
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Mouth – mouth, jaw, inner and outer lips, teeth, gums, oral mucosa, tongue and tenderness or lesions Abdomen – color, symmetry, shape and contour; bowel sounds such as bruits, venous hums and friction rubs; pain, tenderness and ascites Rectum and anus – perianal area and rectum
Nausea and vomiting Dysphagia Cullen’s sign Turner’s sign Constipation Diarrhea Abdominal distention Abnormal bowel sounds Friction rubs Abdominal pain
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Appetite Dysphagia Food intolerance Abdominal pain Nausea or vomiting Bowel habits Past abdominal history Medications and supplements Alcohol and tobacco Nutrition
13. Gastrointestinal
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Appetite Dysphagia Food intolerance Abdominal pain Nausea or vomiting Bowel habits Past abdominal history Medications and supplements Alcohol and tobacco Nutrition
Physical assessment:
Abnormal findings:
Mouth – mouth, jaw, inner and outer lips, teeth, gums, oral mucosa, tongue and tenderness or lesions Abdomen – color, symmetry, shape and contour; bowel sounds such as bruits, venous hums and friction rubs; pain, tenderness and ascites Rectum and anus – perianal area and rectum
Nausea and vomiting Dysphagia Cullen’s sign Turner’s sign Constipation Diarrhea Abdominal distention Abnormal bowel sounds Friction rubs Abdominal pain
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