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  • 1. 
    1. The nurse recognizes that the patient with a duodenal ulcer will likely experience
    • A. 

      Vomiting.

    • B. 

      Hemorrhage.

    • C. 

      Weight loss.

    • D. 

      Pain 2-3 hours after a meal.

  • 2. 
    2. Of the following categories of medications, which is used in combination with bismuth salts to eradicate Helicobacter pylori?
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Antacids

    • C. 

      Proton pump inhibitors

    • D. 

      Histamine-2 receptor antagonists

  • 3. 
    3. Which of the following medications represents the category proton (gastric acid) pump inhibitors?
    • A. 

      Sucralfate (Carafate)

    • B. 

      Famotidine (Pepcid)

    • C. 

      Metronidazole (Flagyl)

    • D. 

      Omeprazole (Prilosec)

  • 4. 
    4. Which of the following medications used for the treatment of obesity prevents the absorption of triglycerides?
    • A. 

      Orlistat (Xenical)

    • B. 

      Bupropion hydrochloride (Wellbutrin)

    • C. 

      Sibutramine hydrochoride (Meridia)

    • D. 

      Fluoxetine hydrochloride (Prozac)

  • 5. 
    5. Of the following bariatric surgical procedures, which is the best procedure for long-term weight loss?
    • A. 

      Gastric ring application

    • B. 

      Jejuno-ileal bypass

    • C. 

      Roux-en-Y

    • D. 

      Vertical banded gastroplasty

  • 6. 
    6. Which of the following statements regarding gastric cancer is accurate?
    • A. 

      Most gastric cancer deaths occur in people younger than 40 years.

    • B. 

      Females have a higher incidence of gastric cancers than males.

    • C. 

      A diet high in smoked foods and low in fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of gastric cancer.

    • D. 

      The incidence of cancer of the stomach continues to decrease in the United States.

  • 7. 
    7. Which of the following categories of laxatives draw water into the intestines by osmosis?
    • A. 

      Fecal softeners (Colace)

    • B. 

      Saline agents (milk of magnesia)

    • C. 

      Bulk-forming agents (Metamucil)

    • D. 

      Stimulants (Dulcolax)

  • 8. 
    8. Crohn’s disease is a condition of malabsorption caused by
    • A. 

      inflammation of all layers of intestinal mucosa.

    • B. 

      infectious disease.

    • C. 

      disaccharidase deficiency.

    • D. 

      Gastric resection.

  • 9. 
    9. The nurse teaches the patient whose surgery will result in a sigmoid colostomy that the feces expelled through the colostomy will be
    • A. 

      semi-mushy.

    • B. 

      Mushy.

    • C. 

      fluid.

    • D. 

      solid.

  • 10. 
    10. When irrigating a colostomy, the nurse lubricates the catheter and gently inserts it into the stoma no more than _______ inches
    • A. 

      5”

    • B. 

      3”

    • C. 

      2”

    • D. 

      4”

  • 11. 
    11. A longitudinal tear or ulceration in the lining of the anal canal is termed a (an)
    • A. 

      Anorectal abscess.

    • B. 

      Anal fistula.

    • C. 

      Hemorrhoid.

    • D. 

      Anal fissure.

  • 12. 
    12. Which type of diarrhea is caused by increased production and secretion of water and electrolyes by the intestinal mucosa into the intestinal lumen?
    • A. 

      Secretory diarrhea

    • B. 

      Osmotic diarrhea

    • C. 

      Mixed diarrhea

    • D. 

      Diarrheal disease

  • 13. 
    13. Which of the following terms is used to refer to intestinal rumbling?
    • A. 

      Diverticulitis

    • B. 

      Borborygmus

    • C. 

      Tenesmus

    • D. 

      Azotorrhea