Flashcards in Gastrointestinal Tract Diseae Deck (5)
What does the GI Tract comprise of?
What is regurgitation?
A passive process where the head is lowered and undigested food is ejected from the mouth (there is no contraction of the abdominal muscles)
What conditions can result from regurgitation?
How can the origin of ejected matter be confirmed? (From the stomach or regurgitated)
A dipstick can be used to check pH
Contents from the stomach will be acidic