1. Undernutrition and Lab Values
This chapter reviews a variety of digestive conditions that are often seen in the patient population in the post-acute setting. Post-acute care nurses must be aware of and knowledgeable about the types of digestive conditions that may be diagnosed in patients admitted to their setting. Digestive conditions that are seen in post-acute care have the real potential to result in patient complications such as pain, perforation or electrolyte imbalances.