Changing the patient's position and repositioning the nasogastric tube are nursing
measures used to __________________________________________________.
Before irrigating a nasogastric tube, you must_____________________________
To clear a feeding tube after administering a gavage feed, you should________
When a physician orders "lavage until clear," he means ___________________
In a patient with a transverse colostomy you would expect the usual feces to be:
Unless contraindicated, colostomy irrigation should be done:
a. In the morning.
b. After dinner.
At the same time of day the patient used to move his bowels.
Most ileostomies are performed because of _____________________________
You should never apply heat to the abdomen of a patient with appendicitis