A full abdominal assessment will include a comprehensive history review and abdominal examination.
A comprehensive abdominal assessment by the PD nurse is vital in establishing a patient's suitability for PD.
3) This patient's surgical history and abdominal assessment proved she was suffering an intraperitoneal haemorrhage.
I suspected the patient had intraperitoneal bleeding after my first abdominal assessment of her.
This patient's surgical history and abdominal assessment confirmed her intraperitoneal haemorrhage.
I suspected the patient had intraperitoneal bleeding through my first abdominal assessment of her; this indicated there was fluid (blood) in her abdomen.
While the routine abdominal assessment
of these patients does not differ from that of a neurologically intact patient, the scope of differential diagnoses must be more broad and inclusive.
An abdominal assessment
by both the pediatric nurse practitioner and the attending physician was negative for masses or organomegaly.