The mean time for bowel sounds
in women following cesarean delivery with spinal anesthesia included in this study was 12.62 +- 7.73 hours in the experimental group and 16.35 +- 5.20 hours in the control group.
Xuhao Du, Ph.D., from the University of Western Australia in Perth, and colleagues explored the use of bowel sounds
to characterize IBS with a view to diagnostic use in a case-control study.
Five days after surgery, he began liquid diet followed by a semi-liquid diet after the first flatus and normal bowel sounds
were heard on auscultation; he was gradually able to tolerate a normal diet.
Her abdomen was distended and bowel sounds
System review was within normal, and physical examination showed soft and lax abdomen with audible bowel sounds
. The patient was started on the liquid diet.
Clinical examination revealed abdominal tenderness, distension, and hyperactive bowel sounds
All cases which were kept on conservative treatment were given parentral fluids, kept NPO till bowel sounds
returned or flatus passed.
On examination, the abdomen was distended, bowel sounds
were increased, and rectum was empty.
From non-hospitalization group to ICU group, 2.2%, 7.1%, 30.9% and 0.0% of patients had right lower abdominal pain respectively; 2.2%, 23.3%, 22.7%, and 33.3% of patients had the history of abdominal surgery respectively; 8.8%, and 42.2%, 62.9%, and 100.0% of patients had bowel sounds
He had a reduced air entry on lower left hemithorax with audible bowel sounds
on the same site of the chest.
She was started on a clear liquid diet when bowel sounds
Gastrointestinal - regularity of system, bowel sounds
On exam, the physician will listen for bowel sounds
and look for a hard abdomen.
The abdomen was distended, with bowel sounds
Physical assessment should include listening for bowel sounds
and palpating for tenderness or abdominal mass.