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Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 8th, 2012
I. Pathophysiology—An acute or chronic inflammation of the gallbladder associated with obstruction by gallstones a. Common bile duct stones are formed in the bile duct (primary) or formed in and transported from the gallbladder (secondary). b. Cholelithiasis is usually asymptomatic. c. Cholecystitis can result if stone becomes lodged in one of the ducts. II. Etiology a. Stones most often ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis ncp nursing care plan Imbalanced fluid and electrolytes: deficient fluid volume, hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis Acute pain: epigastric area or right upper quadrant of abdomen with radiation to interscapular area or right scapula or shoulder Nausea Altered comfort: dyspepsia Potential complications abscess or fistula formation peritonitis pancreatitis cholangitis Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective ...

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