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1.  The pancreas is ____ to the ____ lobe of the liver.
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2.  The nurse is caring for a client with cirrhosis of the liver who has developed esophageal varices. The nurse understands that the best explanation for development of esophageal varices is which of the following?
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3.  Situation: Mr. Gonzales was admitted to the hospital with ascites and jaundice. To rule out cirrhosis of the liver: The biopsy of Mr. Gonzales confirms the diagnosis of cirrhosis. Mr. Gonzales is at increased risk for excessive bleeding primarily because of:
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4.  The right lobe of the liver occupies epigastrium.
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5.  A client with cirrhosis is at risk for developing complications. Which condition is the most serious and potentially life-threatening?  
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6.  Which of the following findings would strongly indicate the possibility of cirrhosis? 
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7.  Which of the following is NOT a liver function?
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8.   A male client with a history of cirrhosis and alcoholism is admitted with severe dyspnea resulted to ascites. The nurse should be aware that the ascites is most likely the result of increased…
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9.   A nurse is completing an assessment to a client with cirrhosis. Which of the following nursing assessment is important to notify the physician? 
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10.   Nurse Juvy is caring for a client with cirrhosis of the liver. To minimize the effects of the disorder, the nurse teaches the client about foods that are high in thiamine. The nurse determines that the client has the best understanding of the dietary measures to follow if the client states an intension to increase the intake of:  
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11.  Which diagnostic test is best to evaluate liver enlargement and ascites?
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12.   A client with advanced cirrhosis of the liver is not tolerating protein well, as eveidenced by abnormal laboratory values. The nurse anticipates that which of the following medications will be prescribed for the client? 
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13.  The right lobe of the liver is how many times larger than the left?
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14.  Which is the largest lobe of liver?
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15.  What is the normal liver span?
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16.  Situation: Mr. Gonzales was admitted to the hospital with ascites and jaundice. To rule out cirrhosis of the liver: Which laboratory test indicates liver cirrhosis?  
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17.  Where is Morison's Pouch located?
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18.   A male client with cirrhosis is complaining of belly pain, itchiness and his breasts are getting larger and also the abdomen. The client is so upset because of the discomfort and asks the nurse why his breast and abdomen are getting larger. Which of the following is the appropriate nursing response? 
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19.  Which of the following terms is used to describe a chronic liver disease in which scar tissue surrounds the portal areas?
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20.   A man is admitted to the nursing care unit with a diagnosis of cirrhosis. He has a long history of alcohol dependence. During the late evening following his admission, he becomes increasingly disoriented and agitated. Which of the following would the client be least likely to experience? 
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21.  The fundus of the stomach in relationship to the liver
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22.  The liver is suspended from the diaphragm and abdominal wall by
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23.  The left lobe occupies
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24.  What separates the right lobe from the left lobe?
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25.  Ultrasound is the best modality to differentiate a liver cyst from a solid mass
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26.  In a female, the liver weighs about
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27.  Right hepatic vein divides right lobe of the liver into anterior and posterior halves.
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28.  A Sengstaken-Blakemore tube is inserted in the effort to stop the bleeding esophageal varices in a patient with complicated liver cirrhosis. Upon insertion of the tube, the client complains of difficulty of breathing. The first action of the nurse is to: 
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29.  The left hepatic vein divides the left lobe into
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30.  CT scan of the liver
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