When a client with pancreatitis is discharged, the nurse needs to teach him how to prevent another occurrence of acute pancreatitis.
Which of the following statements would indicate he has anunderstanding of his disease?
A . “I will not eat any raw or uncooked vegetables.”
B . “I will limit my alcohol to one cocktail per day.”
C . “I will look into attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.”
D . “I will report any changes in bowel movements to my doctor.”
(A) Raw or uncooked vegetables are all right to eat postdischarge.
(B) This client must avoid any alcohol intake.
(C) The client displays awareness of the need to avoid alcohol.
(D) This action would be pertinent only if fatty stools associated with chronic hepatitis were the problem.
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