June 16, 2018

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Category: Fundamentals 
The GI tract is presented with 9 L/day of secretions and fluids. The small intestine usually absorbs all except for 500 mL. The colon mixes the ileal effluent, ferments and salvages the carbohydrate residues, and desiccates the contents to form stool.