Constipation, Diarrhea, And Ibs

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  • 1. 
    Diarrhea results in an average of 3100 deaths each year in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which type of diarrhea is associated with drawing in excess water into the lumen?
    • A. 

      Secretory

    • B. 

      Inflammatory

    • C. 

      Osmotic

    • D. 

      Abnormal motility

  • 3. 
    This type of diarrhea is also associtaed with an influx of fluid into the intestine, but this is more associated with electrolytes and bacterial toxins.
    • A. 

      Secretory

    • B. 

      Abnormal motility

    • C. 

      Osmotic

    • D. 

      Inflammatory

  • 4. 
    Select the gastrointestinal dieseases associated with diarrhea
    • A. 

      Chrohn's Disease

    • B. 

      Biliary Atresia

    • C. 

      Cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    • E. 

      Ulcerative Colitis

    • F. 

      Gastritis

    • G. 

      Celiacs Disease

  • 5. 
    Chronic diarrhea is considered longer term, which includes symptoms lasting longer then ___________ weeks.
  • 6. 
    I am a neurotransmitter. I am mostly found in the gastrointestinal tract (95%). I increase motility, excretion, and sensation. Who am I?
  • 7. 
    The chronic, or longterm, definement of constipation is having unsatisfactory defecation for at least 2 months of previous year and a half.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The defining of constipation is so wide, it allows for multiple variables. This makes it difficult for patients to be diagnosed properly. What system was created to help ascertain constipation?
  • 9. 
    This condition _________   _________    _______ is the weakening or tightening of the _______   ________ that can cause the organs to shift, bulge, and push outward against each other. There also could be imprairment of joints or tissues in the surounding area. Most well-known causes can include, obesity, menopause, pregnancy and childbirth, and inherited collagen deficiency. This can result in urinary or fecal incontinence or obstruction, sexual dysfuntion and several chronic pain syndromes.
  • 10. 
    This syndrome is defined by abdominal pain or discomfort that occurs in the assoication with altered bowel habits over a period of at least 3 months.
  • 11. 
    There are three major subtypes of IBS, which includes: IBS-D that is ______ predominant, IBS-C that is ______ predominant, and IBS-M that is a mix of ______ and _______.
  • 12. 
    A patient is diagnosed with IBS, please select all foods that he/she should eat and leave foods that would create symptoms unchecked.
    • A. 

      Banana

    • B. 

      Steak

    • C. 

      Soda

    • D. 

      Rice

    • E. 

      Mushrooms

    • F. 

      Carrots

    • G. 

      Buttered whole wheat bread

  • 13. 
    IBS has been linked to early childhood sexual abuse and or stress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Treatments and considerations for IBS/IBS-D/IBS-C may include (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Eating more fiber

    • B. 

      Taking antidrepressents or SSRI's

    • C. 

      Fasting, to create lesser stools

    • D. 

      Taking antidiarrheal agents

    • E. 

      Drinking lots of coffee to keep energy up

    • F. 

      Taking osmotive laxatives

    • G. 

      Increasing physical activity

    • H. 

      Eating two large meals a day to allow a lot of time for digestion

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