Basics Of Clinical Gastroenterology (GI) Quiz

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Basics Of Clinical Gastroenterology (GI) Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the term "gastroenterology", the portion of the word referring to the intestines is "-entero-" while "gastro-" refers to the _________.
  • 2. 
    Epigastric and umbilical refer to two regions of particular significance within the pathology of the abdomen/GI
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Check all of the following which are abdominal quadrants explored during exam
    • A. 

      Right Lower

    • B. 

      Mid Upper

    • C. 

      Mid epigastric

    • D. 

      Left Lower

    • E. 

      Mid Lower

    • F. 

      Left Upper

    • G. 

      Right Upper

    • H. 

      Lower epigastric

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a standard portion of the abdominal physical exam
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Auscultation

    • C. 

      Percussion

    • D. 

      Inspection

    • E. 

      Palpation

  • 5. 
    Endoscopies are performed exclusively rectally and threaded upward as far as is needed to assess specific pathology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following diagnoses typically requires a variety of blood and genetic assays before reaching it as the suspected diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Acid reflux

    • B. 

      Celiac disease

    • C. 

      Acute appendicitis

  • 7. 
    The suffix ______ refers to placement of a tube within the GI tract to redirect fecal waste, typically to an external bag
  • 8. 
    Select all of the following bacteria which typically cause GI-related symptoms
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Streptococcus

    • C. 

      H. pylori

    • D. 

      C. difficile

  • 9. 
    The correct order (from "top" of small intestine to "bottom") is as follows:
    • A. 

      Ileum -> Jejunum -> Duodenum

    • B. 

      Duodenum -> Ileum -> Jejunum

    • C. 

      Duodenum -> Jejunum -> Ileum

    • D. 

      Ileum -> Duodenum -> Jejunum

    • E. 

      Jejunum -> Duodenum -> Ileum

  • 10. 
    McBurney's Point is a specific point of tenderness which is correlated heavily with acute diverticulitis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Of the following "non-abdomen" symptoms/complaints, select all which are commonly associated with GI infection, disease or any other abdomen-related condition.
    • A. 

      Leg swelling (edema)

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Jaundice

    • D. 

      Nail clubbing

  • 12. 
    ________ refers to tenderness with the release of pressure/palpitation
  • 13. 
    _______ endoscopies utilize small, camera-containing structures, which the patient typically swallows, to visualize parts of the GI tract
  • 14. 
    Contrast radiology involves the patient swallowing radiolucent material (Ex: Barium) which can then be further examined on imaging diagnostics for further study of specific inflammation patterns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following refers to the surgical reattachment of two portions of the bowel?
    • A. 

      Intestinal resection

    • B. 

      Intestinal anastomosis

    • C. 

      Dilatation

    • D. 

      Biopsy

  • 16. 
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a broad heading which typically encompasses ulcerative colitis and this other condition/diagnosis:
    • A. 

      GERD

    • B. 

      Cholecystitis

    • C. 

      Diverticulitis

    • D. 

      Crohn's Disease

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