NCLEX Review: Curling’s Ulcer

Curling’s ulcer is a stress-induced ulcer of the stomach or duodenum that typically occurs in relation to extreme physical stress. This video will help you prepare for the NCLEX exam by discussing the history of Curling’s ulcer, what causes it, its signs and symptoms, primary and secondary risk factors, treatment options and nursing tips for caring for a patient with Curling’s ulcer. As most people are not familiar with Curling’s ulcer, you will need to know how to teach patients and their families about the identification, prevention and treatment of this condition. Join us in this NCLEX review video as we cover these topics.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: January 12, 2021