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The Gastrointestinal System

Time Management: (Total: 2 hrs.)

Gastrointestinal Diseases 

HIATAL HERNIA   (5 mins.)
GERD/ GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE   (5 mins.)
PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE   (10 mins.)

  1. DUODENAL ULCER
  2. GASTRIC ULCER

GASTRIC CARCINOMA   (5 mins.)
COLORECTAL CANCER   (5 mins.)
APPENDICITIS    (5 mins.)
DIVERTICULITIS    (5 mins.)
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES:   (10 mins.)

  • CHRON’S DISEASE
  • ULCERATIVE COLITIS

HEPATITIS   (10 mins.)
CIRRHOSIS   (5 mins.)
CHOLECYSTITIS & CHOLELITHIASIS   (5 mins.)
PANCREATITIS   (5 mins.)

Pediatric Diseases  (10 mins.)
Hirschsprung’s Disease (Anglionic Megacolon)  (5 mins.)

ENTEROBIASIS (PINWORMS)   (5 mins.)
Celiac Disease   (5 mins.)

RE-REVIEW ENTIRE SYSTEM (45 MINS)

THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM IS COMPOSED OF THE:

  • MOUTH
  • SALIVARY GLANDS
  • ESOPHAGUS
  • STOMACH
  1. SMALL INTESTINE
  2. LARGE INTESTINE (COLON)
  • LIVER
  • GALLBLADDER
  • PANCREAS

DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT:

♠ Barium Swallow  (Upper GI)

  • Barium  contrast is used
  • NPO prior of procedure
  • Administer laxative (post) as prescribed

– Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

  • VISUALIZATION OF THE UPPER G.I. BY ENDOSCOPE.

Fecal occult blood

  • Advise patient prior procedure to avoid iron and read meat.

THE COLOSTOMY CLUB

GASTROINTESTINAL MEDS

GERD/ GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE

HIATAL HERNIA

PEPTIC ULCER DRUGS

DUODENAL ULCER

GASTRIC ULCER

GASTRIC CARCINOMA

COLORECTAL CANCER

DIVERTICULITIS

Chron’s Disease:

  • Crampy abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea is not bloody
  • Weight Loss
  • Fatigue and fever

Ulcerative Colitis:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Bloody Diarrhea w/ mucus

Diverticulitis:

  • Elevated WBC
  • Fever and pain

CHRON’S DISEASE

ULCERATIVE COLITIS

Review on HEPATITIS

CIRRHOSIS

GALLBLADDER DISEASE:

CHOLECYSTITIS & CHOLELITHIASIS

PANCREATITIS

GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES (PEDIATRICS)

ENTEROBIASIS (PINWORMS)

Celiac Disease

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