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This essay is nursing care.The nursing's main objectives include the provision of an understanding to the patient.

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NURSING CARE With the introduction of video-assisted abdominal and thoracic surgery as well as the high occurrence of Gastroesophageal reflux disease, it is very important that nurses are always prepared to care for these people during the postoperative period and also after leaving the hospital. Nevertheless, the emphasis on the expertise knowledge will reduce as nurses together with the other disciplines will be anticipated to have extended their abilities and new attitudes in order to meet the society's growing health care requirements. Therefore, nursing's main objectives include the provision of an understanding of the Gastroesophageal reflux disease and avoiding the complications that lead to sharp deterioration after the laparoscopic fundoplication. Education is actually the key to providing the patients with the necessary lifestyle modifications or adjustments in order to maintain the optimal function after surgery. Particular problems that are always common to the laparoscopic patients postoperatively include abdominal discomfort, pain, and dysphagia. Horvath (1998) says that the pain ...

... patient education tools which are in fact very important be cause the patients should be taught or informed about the disease, that is, how it should be handled and even the treatments. But most importantly is the problem associated with the disorder whereby the patients need to be advised on the treatment of the disorder as well as the alternative treatment methods, mostly the Nissen Fundiplication Surgery, which is considered by many people as the most appropriate alternative method of treatment and has actually proved that
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