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N881 Week 10: GI

Peptic Ulcer Disease Assessment
Mechanism/Cause
Helicobacter Pylori
Increased Stomach Acid
Assessment
Abdominal Pain
Heartburn (Pyrosis)
Melena
Weight Changes
GI Distress
Considerations
Most Commonly in Duodenum
Duodenal: Pain Relieved by Eating
Gastric: Pain Caused by Eating
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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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Helicobacter Pylori
Characteristics
Gram-Negative
Bacilli
Curved
Polar Flagellum
Catalase-Positive
Oxidase-Positive
Disease
Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers
Ammonia
Alkaline Environment
Gastric Adenocarcinoma
MALT lymphoma
Diagnosis
Serology IgG antibody
Stool Antigen
Urease Positive Breath Test
Biopsy
Treatment
2 ABX and PPI
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Assessment
Abdominal Pain
Relieved by Defecation
Alternating Diarrhea and Constipation
Fatigue
Excessive Flatulence
Sensation of Incomplete Evacuation
Considerations
Stressors
Food Intolerances
More Common in Women
Rule Out Other Disorders
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Interventions
Interventions
Identify Triggers
Increase Fiber Intake
Probiotics
Anticholinergics
Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)
Loperamide
Linaclotide
Medications for Women
Tegaserod (Zelnorm)
Lubiprostone (Amitiza)
Alosetron (Lotronex)
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Ulcerative Colitis Associations
Associations
Toxic Megacolon
Colorectal Carcinoma
Anterior Uveitis
Pyoderma Gangrenosum
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
P-ANCA
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Ulcerative Colitis Characteristics
Autoimmune
Mucosal and Submucosal Only
Rectal Involvement
Stepwise Lesions
Friable Pseudopolyp
Crypt Abscess
Loss of Haustra
Lead Pipe Appearance
Bloody Diarrhea
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Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome Disease
Pathophysiology
Gastrin-Secreting Tumor
Increased Gastric Acid
Recurrent Peptic Ulcers
MEN Type 1
Symptoms
Abdominal Pain
Heartburn (Pyrosis)
Diarrhea
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Crohn's Disease Assessment
Diarrhea
Diarrhea
Diarrhea
5-6 per day
5-6 per day
5-6 per day
Cramping Abdominal Pain
Cramping Abdominal Pain
Cramping Abdominal Pain
Fever
Fever
Fever
Weight Loss
Weight Loss
Weight Loss
Malabsorption
Malabsorption
Malabsorption
Anemia
Anemia
Anemia
Complications
Complications
Complications
Obstruction
Obstruction
Obstruction
Fistulas
Fistulas
Fistulas
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Crohn's Disease Characteristics
Terminal Ileum and Colon
Terminal Ileum and Colon
Rectal Sparing
Rectal Sparing
Transmural Inflammation
Transmural Inflammation
Granulomas
Granulomas
Skip Lesions
Skip Lesions
Cobblestone Mucosa
Cobblestone Mucosa
Fissures
Fissures
Fistulas
Fistulas
Perianal Disease
Perianal Disease
Creeping Fat
Creeping Fat
Lymphoid Aggregates
Lymphoid Aggregates
String Sign on Barium Swallow
String Sign on Barium Swallow
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Crohn's Symptoms and Associations
Diarrhea
Malabsorption
Bile-Wasting
Pigment Gallstones
Oxalate Kidney Stones
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Erythema Nodosum
Uveitis
Migratory Polyarthritis
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Cirrhosis Assessment
Mechanism
Mechanism
Degeneration and Destruction of Liver Cells
Degeneration and Destruction of Liver Cells
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms
Jaundice
Jaundice
Fatigue
Fatigue
Palmar Erythema
Palmar Erythema
Spider Angiomas
Spider Angiomas
Hepatosplenomegaly
Hepatosplenomegaly
Edema
Edema
Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia
Change in LOC
Change in LOC
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Cirrhosis Interventions
Interventions
Maintain Nutrition
Paracentesis
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Drug Therapy
Endoscopic Band Ligation or Sclerotherapy
Balloon Tamponade
Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Lactulose
Antibiotics
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Complications of Cirrhosis
Portal Hypertension
Portal Hypertension
Portal Hypertension
Portal Hypertension
Ascites
Ascites
Ascites
Ascites
Esophageal Varices
Esophageal Varices
Esophageal Varices
Esophageal Varices
Coagulation Defects
Coagulation Defects
Coagulation Defects
Coagulation Defects
Portal-Systemic Encephalopathy
Portal-Systemic Encephalopathy
Portal-Systemic Encephalopathy
Portal-Systemic Encephalopathy
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hepatorenal Syndrome
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Cholecystitis Assessment
RUQ Pain
Referred Shoulder Pain
Clay Colored Stools
Jaundice
Nausea and Vomiting
Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
Fever
Considerations
Increased WBCs
Fatty or Spicy Foods
Ultrasound
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Cholecystitis Interventions
Supportive Therapy
Supportive Therapy
Antibiotics
Antibiotics
Low Fat Diet
Low Fat Diet
NG Tube
NG Tube
Analgesics
Analgesics
Lithotripsy
Lithotripsy
Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
T Tube
T Tube
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Assessment
Pathophysiology
Relaxed Lower Esophageal Sphincter
Signs and Symptoms
Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
Belching
Nighttime Coughing
Dysphagia
Epigastric Pain
Regurgitation
Heartburn (Pyrosis)
Globus
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Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
-sartan suffix
Indications
Hypertension
CHF
Diabetic Nephropathy
Mechanism of Action
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
Side Effect
Hyperkalemia
Contraindication
Pregnancy
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