Tutor profile: Katrina M.
Subject: Health and Medicine
Why is it important to discuss and physically assess a diabetic patient's lower extremities for any sensation or skin alterations?
A common complication of diabetes is neuropathy, or nerve damage. Patients may be unaware of skin breakdown on extremities that they don't regularly examine and have difficulty feeling pain in.
If you were caring for a patient with suspected appendicitis, which blood cell count would you expect to find elevated?
White blood cells
What organ is responsible for the storage of bile which aids in the digestion of fats, and where would you expect to find that organ?
The gallbladder, which is found in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen.
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