digestive system n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Digestive System PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Digestive System

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 12

Digestive System - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 97 Views
  • Uploaded on

Digestive System . Health Concerns. Halitosis. : foul mouth odor, bad breath Etiology: poor dental hygiene, lung or intestinal disorder S/S: bad breath TX: proper dental hygiene, . Flatulence VS Eructation. Flatulence : accumulation of gas in the stomach

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Digestive System' - carl


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
digestive system

Digestive System

Health Concerns

halitosis
Halitosis

: foul mouth odor, bad breath

Etiology: poor dental hygiene, lung or intestinal disorder

S/S: bad breath

TX: proper dental hygiene,

flatulence vs eructation
Flatulence VS Eructation

Flatulence: accumulation of gas in the stomach

Flatus: release of gas through the anus

Eructation: belching or burping. Release of gas through mouth

gastroenteritis
Gastroenteritis

: inflammation of both the stomach and the small intestine. (aka: stomach flu)

Etiology: virus

S/S: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever

TX: increase fluid intake, reduce solid food intake. Prevented by washing hands, not sharing eating utensils, not eating unwashed foods

Picture of Ulcer from NSAIDS

hiatal hernia
Hiatal hernia

Etiology:Protrusion of the stomach through opening in the diaphragm

S/S: pain because of back flow of stomach acids, pain after eating and bending over

TX: losing weight, eating small meals, antacids. Surgery if necessary

jaundice
Jaundice

Excessive bilirubin in the blood, not a disease a sign of something else going wrong

Etiology: liver disease, sometimes Hep B,C, and mono

S/S: sclera turns yellow

TX: fixing whatever is wrong with the liver…

cirrhosis1

Chronic liver disease

Etiology: chronic hepatitis, poor nutrition or excessive alcohol intake

S/S: fluid retention in arms and legs, jaundice, itching, can’t clot blood as well

TX: Remove the causes from lifestyle

Cirrhosis
cholecystitis
Cholecystitis

Inflammation of the gallbladder

Etiology: gall stones in gallbladder making walls hard.

S/S: pain after eating fatty foods in RUQ, jaundice, light stools

TX: weight loss, low fat diet, medication surgery

appendicitis
Appendicitis

Inflammation of the appendix

Etiology: gastric substance leak into if from the duodenum

S/S: abdominal pain, constipation, fever, elevated WBC

TX: surgery

ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis

Etiology: recurring ulcers and inflammation of the large intestine, Stress

S/S: cramping, abdominal pain, diarrhea

TX: medication

diverticulitis
Diverticulitis

Inflammation of the small pouches in the intestinal wall

Etiology: trapped food or bacteria

S/S: abdominal pain and fever

TX: bed rest, antibiotics, liquid diet, low fiber diet