Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy Essays

  • Mandatory Clinical Reflection

    895 Words  | 4 Pages

    medically complex: a middle-aged female that presented with chronic diarrhea that severely affected her quality of life, with a long-standing surgical history including small bowel resections, antrectomy due to a perforated ulcer, and a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube. She was in the hospital for five months at this

  • Health Belief Model Case Study

    771 Words  | 4 Pages

    I chose to use the Health Belief Model, borrowed from the behavioral sciences, which explain the health behavior of the individuals. According to Rosenstock (1988), Health Belief Model contains six constructs: 1) perceived susceptibility, 2) perceived severity, 3) perceived benefits, 4) perceived barriers, 5) cues to action, and 6) self-efficacy. Rosenstock, Strecher, and Becker (1994) describe perceived susceptibility as whether or not a person regards themselves as being susceptible to an illness

  • Gastrostomy Lab Report

    996 Words  | 4 Pages

    Introduction Your child has received a gastrostomy. A small opening was made through your child’s abdominal wall and into the stomach to insert a gastrostomy button, a device in which will allow your child to receive adequate nutrition. Typical feeding by mouth is sometimes disrupted by problems such as congenital abnormalities of the digestive system, sucking and swallowing disorders, and failure to thrive. A gastrostomy button will ensure that your child receives the proper nutrition needed to

  • Ethical Legal Dilemmas In Nursing

    1303 Words  | 6 Pages

    characteristics of continuously becoming weak and cannot effectively swallow after being affected by the stroke, and so he is very uncooperative when it comes to taking treatment. His power of attorney, who is his son has agreed to a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) through phone but the man declines the PEG tube insertion because of the health risks posed by these tubes and prefers to have homecare with hospice. He does not want to contract ventilator associated pneumonia as he is well informed