After performing an initial abdominal assessment on a client with a diagnosis of cholelithiasis, a nurse documents that the bowel sounds are normal. Which of the following descriptions best describes “normal bowel sounds”?
- Waves of loud gurgles auscultated in all four quadrants
- Very high-pitched loud rushes auscultated especially in one or two quadrants
- Relatively high-pitched clicks or gurgles auscultated in all four quadrants
- Low-pitched swishing auscultated in one or two quadrants
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