Pamantasan ng Lungsod Pasig

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The manifesting features and clinical signs and symptoms of obstructive jaundice are: yellow discoloration of the skin and the mucous membranes; stools are pasty and whitish; urine becomes dark yellow-brown; nausea; vomiting; pruritus or itching of the skin; fever; pain in the abdomen; loss of appetite; fatigue; confusion; headache.

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Pamantasan ng Lungsod PasigCOLLEGE OF NURSINGCase StudyonObstructive Jaundice secondary to CholelithiasisSubmitted ByPrincess Celmea S. AspuriaGroup ABSN III-NightingaleSubmitted ToMr. David Allan Alcantara, RNAugust 2011Chapter IIntroductionObstructive jaundice is caused by a blockage of the bile ducts, which prevents the bile from flowing out of the liver. Obstructive jaundice can also occur if the bile ducts are missing or have been destroyed. As a result, bile cannot pass out of the liver, and bilirubin is forced back into the blood.The manifesting features and clinical signs and symptoms of obstructive jaundice are: yellow discoloration of the skin and the mucous membranes; stools are pasty and whitish; urine becomes dark yellow-brown; nausea; vomiting; pruritus or itching of the skin; fever; pain in the abdomen; loss of appetite; fatigue; confusion; headache.Obstructive jaundice frequently requires a surgical cure. If the original passageways cannot be restored, surgeons have several ways to create alternate routes. A popular technique is to sew an open piece of intestine over a bare patch of liver. Tiny bile ducts in that part of the liver will begin to discharge their bile into the intestine, and pressure from the obstructed ducts elsewhere will find release in that direction. As the flow increases, the ducts grow to accommodate it. Soon all the bile is redirected through the open pathways.Approximately 10 to 15 percent of the pe

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