Here's the text of the Powerpoint slide we just went over in class. Fun stuff.
Emesis [also known as vomit] -- Look at it!
- preceded by nausea, precipitating or relieving factors, frequency, is it sudden, projectile, or persistent
-Note color and volume
Clear or greenish vomitus with undigested food-stomach
Bright yellow- bile or upper intestinal
Dark brown with feculent odor- prolonged bowel obstruction
“Coffee-ground” or BRB (bright red blood) - bleeding