bowel sound

bowel sound

Any sound caused by contractions of the large intestine as it propels stool forward.
 
Types
Normoactive, hyperactive, hypoactive, high-pitched, inaudible, tympanitic, decreased, markedly diminished.

bowel sound

Physical exam-abdomen Any sound caused by contractions of the large intestine as it propels stool forward Types Normoactive, hyperactive, hypoactive, high-pitched, inaudible, tympanitic, decreased, markedly diminished
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Diagnosis of heart, lung, and bowel sound scores improved in the intervention group on average by 9.
Any sound heard during this examination was scored as a positive bowel sound.
You may ask about potentially pertinent medical history, perhaps obtain some basic blood work, auscultate for bowel sound and test for guarding, rebound, etc.
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On our arrival, her vital signs were normal and she had normal bowel sounds with no history of kidney stones and was 1 year post complete hysterectomy.
Physical assessment should include listening for bowel sounds and palpating for tenderness or abdominal mass.
Bowel sounds were normal and there were no signs of reflux or intestinal obstruction.
Classic signs of peritonitis include a rigid abdomen, distension, muscle guarding and absent or hypoactive bowel sounds.
His abdomen was soft, but tender in the suprapubic region; the bowel sounds were normal.
With holes and gaps in the medical record--not describing bowel sounds, checking tube patency or assessing resident tolerance to feedings--facility staff had not shown that daily skilled services were provided by a licensed nurse.
Based on placebo-controlled clinical study data, very common side effects associated with Resolor are headache, nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, occurring predominantly at the start of therapy and usually disappearing within a few days with continued treatment; common side effects are dizziness, vomiting, dyspepsia, rectal haemorrhage, flatulence, abnormal bowel sounds, pollakiuria, fatigue.