Critical Thinking Question

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Complications of Cirrhosis

One of the complications of cirrhosis is Hepatic Encephalopathy. This is a neurological problem resulting from too much ammonia in the blood. Medications for the treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy include Lactulose and Neomycin.

Question:

A client is undergoing treatment for Hepatic Encephalopathy. What are two main goals (objectives) of therapeutic management for this client?

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Answer is on Page 2 below

4 thoughts on “Critical Thinking Question

  1. suzana peculi

    Keeping the ammonia level as low by administering medications as ordered and modifying the diet.

    Identifying the factors that triggers and make the disease worse.

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