ATI GI Journal.docx - ATI GI Journal 1 Caring for a client with a PEG tube and receiving intermittent feedings What action should you take before

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ATI GI Journal: 1. Caring for a client with a PEG tube and receiving intermittent feedings. What action should you take before initiating the feeding? – Priority. -I did not know the answer Correct answer: Place the client is semi fowlers position; you would do this to prevent aspiration and promotes an airway. NOT- flush tube with water; this should be done but it is not the priority. NOT- cleanse skin around tube; it does need good hygiene but it is not priority. NOT- aspirate the tube for residual contents 2. Client is scheduled for an EGD; this is used to do what? – Positive. –I didn’t know the answer. Correct answer: to detect an ulceration in the stomach; the EGD is used to visualize the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, with a lightened tube to detect a tumor, ulceration and obstruction. You would choose this because if you isolate the words inside esophagogastroduodenoscopy you would see it involves the esophagus, gastric (stomach) and duodenum, and scopy is to scope or search. So, the search in the stomach area. NOT- to visualize polyps in the colon. NOT-identify obstruction in biliary tract. 3. Pt with Barrett’s esophagus is scheduled for an EGD; what should the nurse include in teaching? – positive. – I didn’t know the answer to this. Correct answer: this determines how well your lower esophagus works, it shows inflammation, any strictures and potentional scarring; which is good to see because barrett’s esophagus is a
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