Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this study session, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the mechanism of deglutition with pharynx and esophagus
  • Describe the structure and function of the stomach and the process of gastric emptying.
  • Explain the structures and functions of small and large intestine
  • Describe the digestive function of pancreas, gall bladder and liver.
  • Discuss the effects of anesthesia on the gastrointestinal system
  • Perform focused gastrointestinal preanesthetic assessment

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