The nurse is caring for a client with severe liver cirrhosis. What are some appropriate nursing interventions? Select all that apply.

 

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- Manage shunts to relieve portal hypertension.

- Provide a low fat diet.

- Supplement with vitamin C

- Provide small frequent feedings.

- Restrict fluids.

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In caring for a client with severe liver cirrhosis, some appropriate nursing interventions include managing shunts to relieve portal hypertension, supplement with B complex vitamins, and provide small frequent feedings. The diet should be high in protein and carbohydrates, and high in calories. Fluids should be restricted to prevent ascites.

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