Lecture Exam 1 Pt2

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 199

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  • 1. 
    Where does the final formation of feces occur?
    • A. 

      The small intestine

    • B. 

      The Rectum

    • C. 

      The Colon

    • D. 

      The large intestine

  • 2. 
    If it stays there longer it will become more
    • A. 

      Liquid

    • B. 

      Solid

  • 3. 
    Defecation is under voluntary or involuntary control
    • A. 

      Voluntary

    • B. 

      Involuntary

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

  • 4. 
    P: ConstipationE: ?
    • A. 

      Decreased activity, low fiber diet, decreased fluid intake, opiate use

    • B. 

      Increased activity, high fiber diet, increased fluid intake

  • 5. 
    P: ConstipationS:?
    • A. 

      Watery loose stool

    • B. 

      Dry hard stools

  • 6. 
    P:?E: stress, long-term use of antibiotics, bacterial infection in the intestinal tractS:c/o abdominal cramps with frequent watery stools, hyperactive bowel sounds
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Diarrhea

  • 7. 
    Which is a sign/symptom of a paralytic ileus?
    • A. 

      No bowel sounds upon auscultation

    • B. 

      Hyperactive bowel sounds upon auscultation

    • C. 

      Loose stools

    • D. 

      Frequent bowel movements

  • 8. 
    Dilated veins in the rectum or at the anus are called
    • A. 

      Polyps

    • B. 

      Hemorrhoids

  • 9. 
    Are they internal or external
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      External

    • C. 

      Both

  • 10. 
    What causes them?
    • A. 

      Increased pressure to the area

    • B. 

      Decreased pressure to the area

  • 11. 
    What is an extension of constipation. The stool has become too large to pass.  The lower sigmoid and or rectum dilate as the collection of fecal matter gets bigger.
    • A. 

      Intestinal distention

    • B. 

      Fecal impactation

  • 12. 
    Which question would take priority when collecting a bowel eliminatin history for a new pt with a Dx of possible bowel obstruction?
    • A. 

      When was the last time you moved your bowels?

    • B. 

      What color are you usual BMs?

    • C. 

      How often do you have a BM?

  • 13. 
    What is the primary determinant of Diarrhea?
    • A. 

      Consistency

    • B. 

      Frequency

  • 14. 
    Which factor could influence the occurrence of diarrhea and constipation?
    • A. 

      Increased metabolic rate

    • B. 

      Side effects from medications

    • C. 

      Inability to perceive bowel cues

    • D. 

      Decreased metabolic rate

  • 15. 
    Which additional Nursing Dx would be of most concern for a pt with the Nursing Dx Diarrhea?
    • A. 

      Functional incontinence

    • B. 

      Risk for deficient fluid volume

    • C. 

      Risk for impaired skin integrity

  • 16. 
    A nursing concern most commonly associated with prolonged diarrhea is
    • A. 

      Pts decrease in self-care

    • B. 

      Pts disturbed body-image

    • C. 

      Pts risk for impaired skin condition

  • 17. 
    Which is the most appropriate outcome for a hospitalized pt with the Nursing Dx diarrhea?  The pt will
    • A. 

      Have formed stools

    • B. 

      Take immodium after every BM

    • C. 

      Drink a large amount of water daily

  • 18. 
    What are some physiologic causes for Bowel Incontinence
    • A. 

      Paralysis

    • B. 

      Poor sphincter control

    • C. 

      All the above

  • 19. 
    Which person would be at the highest risk for bowel incontinence?  A person who is
    • A. 

      Ninety years old

    • B. 

      Receiving multiple antibiotics

    • C. 

      Disoriented to time, place and person

  • 20. 
    What would be the expected color of stool for a pt admitted with a Dx of UGI bleed?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Green

  • 21. 
    What symptoms sign would indicate that the pt is experiencing LGI bleeding
    • A. 

      Tarry colored stool

    • B. 

      Green muccoid stool

    • C. 

      Bright red tinged stool

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 22. 
    Which is detected in a guaiac test of stool
    • A. 

      Bile

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Occult blood

    • D. 

      Virus