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  1. 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
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  3. by   GratefulHeart
    The answer is (D).

    Here's a link that discusses it (scroll down to the third section)...
    http://rnceus.com/lf/lfbili.html

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