Chapter 10. Caring for the Client with Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System

Terms you’ll need to understand

image Ascites

image Gastrinoma

image Hepatomegaly

image Malaise

image Melena

Odynophagia

Splenomegaly

String sign (see “Diagnosis of Crohn’s”)

Tetany

Steatorrhea ...

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