Posted: October 21st, 2017
Physician’s orders for a client with acute pancreatitis include the following: strict NPO, NG tube to low intermittent suction. The nurse recognizes that these interventions will:
a. Reduce the secretion of pancreatic enzymes
b. Decrease the client’s need for insulin
c. Prevent secretion of gastric acid
d. Eliminate the need for analgesia
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.