You are caring for a client with a hiatal hernia. What are some appropriate treatments? Select all that apply.

 

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- Administer antacids

- Recommend a high fat diet.

- Recommend eating large meals.

- Recommend a fundoplication surgery.

- Administer cytoprotective agents like Carafate.

Rationale

For a hiatal hernia, you should administer antacids and cytoprotective agents. If these do not work, recommend a fundoplication surgery. The client should eat small meals and should not lie down for one hour after meals.

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