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GASTRITIS by Mind Map: GASTRITIS
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GASTRITIS

By Ruthmary Estabrook RN MHA  

Epidemiology

Epidemiology

Drugs and Chemicals

Aniti-inflammatory medications, Corticosteroids, NSAIDs, Indomethacin

Heliobacter Pylori is a major causative factor in chronic gastritis

Metabolic Disorders

Auto-immune antibodies against parietal cells in the mucosa of gastric lining

Treatments

Current Common Treatments

Symptom Management

antacids

Surgical Ecision

Vitamin B12- if pernicious anemia present

Behaviors affecting Gastritis

Alcohol abuse

Stress

Poor diet

Clinical Presentation

Clinical Presentation

Vaugue abdominal discomfort

Epigastric Pain

Anorexia

Nausea and Vomiting

Definition of Gastritis: an inflammatory disorder of the gastric mucosa (McCance and Huether,1991)

Types of Gastritis

Fundal

Duodenal

Antral

References

References McCance, K. L., & Heuther, S. E. (1994). Pathophysiology The Biological Basis for disease in Adults and Children 2nd Edition. St Louis: Mosby