The client has just had a partial gastrectomy for gastric ulcer. What is an appropriate nursing intervention?

 

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- Provide vitamin B12 parenterally.

- Institute a low fat diet.

- Start a high protein diet.

- Eat a high calorie diet.

Rationale

A client with a partial gastrectomy should need parenteral B12 injections for the rest of their life. There are no special dietary restrictions once the client is cleared for eating.

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