Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Gastrointestinal Bleeding Teaching 1446

The patient was instructed in gastrointestinal bleeding in how to observer stools for blood and show stool occult blood test. The patient was instructed the status of smoking termination and complete abstinence from alcohol. The patient was advised to evade coughing, sneezing, lifting, straining during defecation, or vomiting. The patient was reviewed whether medicines should be taken with food or require an empty stomach. The patient was advised to evade use of aspirin having medications like ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines. The patient was taught to design a diet high in vitamin K. The patient was instructed to eat small, frequent meals, to chew food well, and to eat slowly. The patient was instructed to drink water with meals. The patient was taught with a list of irritating foods and drugs to evade like coffee, tea, caffeine, spicy foods, rough foods, citric acid juices, hot foods. The patient was advised to evade milk because it occasionally gives to increase gastric acid secretion.