Posted: February 26th, 2018
Hepatic encephalopathy? : 5 Successful Ways of Decreasing the Ammonia Level
Which assessment finding indicates that lactulose is effective in decreasing the ammonia level in the client with hepatic encephalopathy?
A. Passage of two or three soft stools daily
B. Evidence of watery diarrhea
C. Daily deterioration in the client’s handwriting
D. Appearance of frothy, foul-smelling stools