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Gastrointestinal System/Nutrition | Physician Assistant (PA) School Study Aid

Gastric Disorders
6 Picmonics to Learn | 11 mins
Acute Gastritis
Disruption of Mucosal Barrier
Caused by Stress
NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
Curling's Ulcer
Brain Injury
Cushing Ulcer
Increase H+ Production
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1 min
Chronic Gastritis
Type A
Type A
Fundus and Body
Autoantibodies to Parietal Cells
Pernicious Anemia
Type B
Type B
Most Common Type
Helicobacter pylori
Increased Risk of MALT Lymphoma
Crohn's Disease
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3 mins
Peptic Ulcer Disease Assessment
Helicobacter Pylori
Increased Stomach Acid
Abdominal Pain
Heartburn (Pyrosis)
Weight Changes
GI Distress
Most Commonly in Duodenum
Duodenal: Pain Relieved by Eating
Gastric: Pain Caused by Eating
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2 mins
Peptic Ulcer Disease Interventions
Combination Drug Therapy
Two Antibiotics
Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
Decrease Acid Secretion
Avoid NSAIDs
Diet and Lifestyle Changes
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1 min
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS) Assessment
Hypertrophied Pylorus
Risk Factor
Macrolide Use
3-6 Weeks of Age
Projectile Vomiting After Feeding
No Pain or Discomfort
Weight Loss
Hungry Baby
Olive Mass
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2 mins
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS) Interventions
Preoperative Care
Stabilize Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Nasogastric Tube
Monitor Feeding
Postoperative Care
Start Formula or Breastfeeding Within 24 Hours
Feedings Every 4-6 hours
Full Feeding Within 2 days
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2 mins

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