You are providing discharge teaching to your patient who had a cholescystecomy. Which of the following statements by the patient indicate that more edcuation is required?

 

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- "I will keep my T-tube clamped at all times."

- "I expect for my stool to return to the normal color is about seven days."

- "I'll make sure to decrease the amout of fat in my diet."

- "I'll call my doctor if I notice a sudden increase in drainage or if it starts to smell really bad."

Rationale

The patient's T-tube should only be clamped for 1-2 hours before and after meals, not at all times. All other statements are appropriate.

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