Nurs 200 - Exam 2 - Chapter 44: Bowel Elimination

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1.  Hypertonic solution preparations are available commercially and are administered in _______ volumes
2.  A stomy on the center-left side of the abdmoment suggests a:
3.  A fecal incontience ____ is a device that can be secured around the anal opening and is attached to gravity drainage, allowing liquid stool (diarrhea) to accumulate in a collection bag
4.  With acute diarrhea, antidirraheal ages are avoided/encouraged
5.  Which psychological condition makes patients at high risk for constipation?
6.  A colostomy in the lower-center (slightly to the left) of the abdomen suggests what kind of colostomy?
7.  What is the term used to descibe the technique of "bearing down" when passing a bowel movement?
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8.  Certain fruits and vegetables and bran have a...
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9.  The primary organ of bowel elimination is...
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10.  Onions have a
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11.  The most common types of solutions used for cleansing enemas are: tap water (________ solution), normal saline solution (_______ solution), soap solution, and ________ solution.
12.  Which of the following is not an indirect visualization study
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13.  True or false: The order to scheduling diagnostic tests is: fecal occult blood tests, barium studies, endoscopic examination
14.  When seating a patient in bed to use a bed pan, situate the head of the bed between ____ and ____ degrees.
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15.  What colour stool intdicate upper gastrointestinal bleeding, such as from a peptic ulcer.
16.  Medication with the potential to cause gastrointestinal bleeding (e.g. anticoagulants, aspirin, etc) may cause the stool to appear:
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17.  A ______ is a conical or oval solid substance shaped for easy insertion into a body cavity and designed to melt at body temperature.
18.  Which of the following is true
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19.  A ____  permits forced feces in the large intestine to exti through the stoma.
20.  At what age are the internal and external anal sphincters fully developed, leading to the voluntary control of defecation?
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21.  Which sphincter is under conscious/voluntary control?
22.  What is the inability of the anal sphincter or control the discharge of recal and gaseous material.
23.  Which of the following is not a muscle used to create pressure in aiding in defecation?
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24.  What is the prolonged retention or an accumulation of fecal material that forms a hardened mass in the rectum, that prevents the passage of normal stools.
25.  After diarrhea stops, suggest the intake of fermented pdairy products, such as ________ or __________, to promote the return of normal bowel flora.
26.  A patiet that is on ____ ____ who takes constipating medication (such as ______ and anticholinergics) are at high risk for constipation
27.  If ambulation does not relieve flatulence, the physican may order a _______ _____ to be inserted. This helps to stimulate ____ and provide a massageway for the escape of flatus.
28.  Which of the following is false about bowel training programs?
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29.  __________ are drugs that induce emptying of the intestinal tract, and have a stronger effect on the intesties than do its similar counterpart.
30.  A colostomy in the mid-right side of abdomen is what kind of colostomy?
31.  When optaining a stool specimen, observe _________ aspetic techniques.
32.  A dark or purple-blue stoma may indicate compromised ____ or ischemia.
33.  What refers to the emptying of te large intestine?
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34.  A typical range for bowel sounds is 5 - ___ per minute, depending on the rate of peristalsis.
35.  True or false: Hypertonic enemas are in larger doses than hypotonic enemas
36.  __________ is the ecessive formation of gasses in the stomach or intestines.
37.  What type of examination is useful in also obtaining a biopsy tissue sample?
38.  ________ is the visual examination fo the sigmoid colon, the rectum, and the anal canal.
39.  What is used to visualize gastrointestinal structures and reveal any inflammation, ulcers, tumours, strictures, or other lesions.
40.  What type of medication may result in a white discoloration or speckling of stool?
41.  Which of the following accurately describe constipation?
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42.  An ostomy in which no matter reaches the colon is known as a:
43.  True or False: The ileocecal (aka ileocolic) valve is the connection between the ileum of the small intesitne and the large intestine
44.  A _____  _____, or ______  _____, enema is occasionally prescribed to expel flatus
45.  Which of the following is true?
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46.  A Fleet enema is a:
47.  _________ is the visual examination of the large intestine from the anus to the ileocecal valve. Extending from the _______ to the ______
48.  The _____ is the first part of the large intestine
49.  What is the term used for a surgically formed opening from the inside of an organ to the outside 
50.  The methods of emptying the colon of feces are: enemas, rectal suppositories, digital removal of stool, and ______ _______
51.  Which of the following is the definition of intestinal gas?
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52.  To promote regular defecation, ______ to ______ mL intake and a _____ ______ diet intake is recommended.
53.  The gastrointestinal tract is also known as...
54.  When having diarrhea, if oral intake is possible, the patient should be advised to avoid: highly spiced foods, _____ fruits and vegetables, rich foods, especially _______, and _______ foods.
55.  The large intestine in adults is approximately how long?
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56.  __________ is the passage of excessively liquid, ______ stools.
57.  When preserving a specimen en-route to the laboratory, the most efficient method is:
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58.  True or False:The difference between fecal impaction and constipation is that constipation is slow moving stool who's water is reabsorbed by the body. Fecal impaction on the other hand is stool that is "stuck"
59.  Diarrhea is a _________ response with the cause is irritants in the intestinal tract.
60.  _____ _____ cause black stool and severe constipation
61.  Cabbage has a
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62.  ______ in stool is blood that his hidden in the specimen or cannot be seen on gross examination. Can be deteced with simple screening tests.
63.  Bowel incontinence can be due to:
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64.  ______ foods increase the bulk in fecal material. Bulkier feces increase pressure on the intestinal wall, which serves as a stiimulus for peristalsis.
65.  Which of the following is not normal in a stoma:
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66.  Mass peristalsis sweeps occur ___ to ____ times every ____ hours
67.  What is the part of the ostomy that is attached to the skin?
68.  Cauliflower has a
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69.  Bowel sounds are descibed as audibl, inaudible, ______, _______.
70.  Which of the following is not a type of direct visualization study
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71.  The three types of enemas are:
72.  _________ is the visual examination of the esophagus, the stomach, and the duodenum.
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73.  In what order should one perform an abdominal assessment?
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74.  ________ is a type drug used to empty the intestinal tract in preparation for surgery or diagnositc tests.
75.  The colon is enervated by the _________ nervous system
76.  One can recommend______  _____ vegetables to patients with an ostomy to deoderize feces; this is due to ______ in the food.
77.  Is the stool from formula milk or breast milk more likely to be brown?
78.  The most common cause of chronic constipation is the habitual use of ________
79.   Patients with reduced _____ or ______ in their diets are at high risk for constipations.
80.  _______ is the direct visual examination of body organs or cavities.
81.  Which of the following is a sign of fecal impaction?
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82.  Chocolate has a....
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83.  Bright-red blood in stool is an indicator of __________ bleeding, such as from _________ or polyps.
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84.  Patients with ________ ________ _______ diseases or local lesions that cause pain, are at high risk for constipation
85.  True or false: Cleansing enemas are prescribed to expel flatus
86.  What allows liquid fecal contents from the small intestine to be eliminated through the stoma?
87.  From the cecum, the digestive contects travel through the colon, which consists of several segments. Cecum --> _____ colon ---> ______  _____ (turn) ---> _____ colon ---> _____  _____ (turn) ---> ____ colon --> _____ colon
88.  Hypotonic and isotonic enemas are
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89.  When flatulence is not expelled but accumulates in the intestinal tract, the condition is referred to as ______  ______ or _______.
90.  Which of the following is a reason for using a cleansing enema:
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91.  _______ are retained in the bowel for a prolonged period of time
92.  ___ ____ ___ tests are used to detect gastrointestinal bleeding
93.  Increasing fiber intake without drinking enough fluids can lead to a ________ ________
94.  Alcohol and coffee have a...
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95.  ______ cause pink to red to black stools
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