Posted: January 27th, 2018
Resection of the terminal ileum : 5 Important Points to Note
A client comes into the health clinic 3 years after undergoing a resection of the terminal ileum complaining of weakness, shortness of breath, and a sore tongue.
Which client statement indicates a need for intervention and client teaching?
A. “I have been drinking plenty of fluids.”
B. “I have been gargling with warm salt water for my sore tongue.”
C. “I have 3 to 4 loose stools per day.”
D. “I take a vitamin B12 tablet every day.”