Health Assessment In Nursing - Abdomen

15 Questions  I  By Sticky_Chicken on November 24, 2010
A study tool for Nursung students learning how to do an abdominal assessment

  

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1.  A client has experienced hematemesis, what is this?
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2.  The colon originates in this abdominal area: the
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3.  The nurse is preparing to assess the abdomen of a hospitilized client 2 days after abdominal surgery.  The nurse should first
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4.  If assessing a client for kidney tenderness, where would you begin?
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5.  If a clients umbilicus is enlarged and to the left - what is this indicitive of?
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6.  The pancreas of an adult is located
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7.  The sigmoid colon is located in this area of the abdomen: the
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8.  To percuss the liver of an adult, wehere should the nurse begin the assessment?
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9.  Decreased abdominal respirtaion, the client should be further assessed for
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10.  What is hematemesis evidence of?
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11.  The nurse assessing an older client who has lost 5 ounds since her last visit 1 year ao.  The client tells the nurse her husband died 2 months ago.  The nurse should assess for
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12.  To palpate the spleen, where should you begin the assessment?
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13.  The primary function of the gallbladder is to
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14.  The nurse is planning to assess the abdomen of an adult male.  What should be done first?
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15.  To palpate tenderness of an adult's appendix, where should you begin?
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