The nurse observes that a patient has clay colored stools. The reason is that:
A.Hepatic uptake of bilirubin is impaired
B. Excretion of fecal urobilnogen is increased
C.Conjugated bilirubin reenters the bloodstream
D. Excretion of conjugated bilirubin into the intestines is decreased
May 17, '07
The answer is (D).
Here's a link that discusses it (scroll down to the third section)...