Hemorrhoids

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following factors would most likely be a primary cause of her hemorrhoids? 
    • A. 

      Her age

    • B. 

      Three vaginal delivery pregnancies

    • C. 

      Her job as a school teacher

    • D. 

      Varicosities in the legs

  • 2. 
    Client education should include minimizing client discomfort due to hemorrhoids. Nursing management should include: 
    • A. 

      Suggest to eat low roughage diet

    • B. 

      Advise to wear silk undergarments

    • C. 

      Avoid straining during defecation

    • D. 

      Use of sitz bath for 30 minutes

  • 3. 
    The doctor orders for Witch Hazel 5 %. Nurse Nico knows that the action of this astringent is: 
    • A. 

      Temporarily relieves pain, burning, and itching by numbing the nerve endings

    • B. 

      Causes coagulation (clumping) of proteins in the cells of the perianal skin or the lining of the anal canal

    • C. 

      Inhibits the growth of bacteria and other organisms

    • D. 

      Causes the outer layers of skin or other tissues to disintegrate

  • 4. 
    Which position would be ideal for the client in the early postoperative period after hemorrhoidectomy? 
    • A. 

      High Fowler’s

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Side – lying

    • D. 

      Trendelenburg’s

  • 5. 
    Nurse Nico instructs her client who has had a hemorrhoidectomy not to used sitz bath until at least 12 hours postoperatively to avoid which of the following complications? 
    • A. 

      Hemorrhage

    • B. 

      Rectal Spasm

    • C. 

      Urinary retention

    • D. 

      Constipation

  • 6. 
    The nurse is interviewing a male client about his past medical history. Which preexisting condition may lead the nurse to suspect that a client has colorectal cancer?
    • A. 

      Duodenal ulcers

    • B. 

      Hemorrhoids

    • C. 

      Weight gain

    • D. 

      Polyps

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