During an examination of the abdomen the nurse should

During an examination of the abdomen the nurse should
A) position the patient in the supine position with the bed flat and knees straight.
B) listen in the epigastrium and all four quadrants for 2 minutes for bowel sounds.
C) use the following order of techniques: inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation.
D) describe bowel sounds as absent if no sound is heard in the lower right quadrant after 2 minutes.

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