Tagged: Cholelithiasis

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Pathophysiology of Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis

Pathophysiology of Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis

Cholelithiasis is the presence of stones in the gallbladder. Cholecystitis is acute or chronic inflammation of the gallbladder. Choledocholithiasis is the presence of stones in the common bile duct.

Nursing Care Plan – Cholelithiasis

Nursing Care Plan – Cholelithiasis

Cholelithiasis is the formation of gallstones, which are composed of cholesterol, calcium salts, and bile pigments. When gallstones block the flow of bile, the gallbladder becomes swollen, leading to the...