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Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:00 So, let's wrap up this video series.

    00:02 The gallbladder's main functions include receiving, storing, and concentrating bile from the liver.

    00:08 The most common cause of biliary colic is gallstones that cause painful spasms of the ducts.

    00:15 Most gallstones are made up of cholesterol.

    00:17 So, there are lifestyle, nonmodifiable, and medical risk factors for gallstones.

    00:23 Patient education should include practical teaching for healthier lifestyle changes.

    00:29 Symptoms of a gallbladder attack usually include pain in the upper right side or middle of the abdomen.

    00:36 Thank you for watching this video with us.


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    The lecture Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Gallstones and Cholecystitis: Introduction and Symptoms (Nursing) (quiz coming soon).


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