• Liver serves as the strainer of the blood returning to the gastrointestinal tract. But if the abscess along the way, there is a possibility that the organisms mixes with the blood and deposited to the liver.. Bacteria organisms destroyed liver cells and leukocytes resulting an abscess of the liver.
Signs and Symptoms:
  • high fever
  • chills and cold clammy perspiration
  • jaundice
  • painful enlargement of the liver
  • anemia
  • toxemia
  • eventually death
Nursing Measures:
  • for fever- increase fluid intake, sponge bath and analgesic as prescribed by the doctor
  • make patient comfortable , encourage oral and personal hygiene
  • emotional support

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