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74 years old white female presents to the emergency room with a chief complaint of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and lack of appetite.

74 years old white female presents to the emergency room with a chief complaint of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and lack of appetite. CT of the abdomen with contrast showed a partial small bowel obstruction with no evidence of a mass, inflammation or fecal impaction. Patient Denies fever or chills, but had history of abdominal surgery in the past. What cause the obstruction? Based on the patient's presenting signs and symptoms, provide care plan to achieve health care outcomes and a minimum of 3 nursing problems. 

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What cause the obstruction? answer -it could be Adhesions or scar tissue that forms after surgery Based on the patient's... View the full answer

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The obstruction was caused by adhesions Assessment: Abdominal pain Nursing diagnosis: Abdominal pain related to bowel... View the full answer

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