Digestive & Gastrointestinal System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 58

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Digestive Disorder Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient with chronic alcohol abuse is admitted with liver failure. You closely monitor the patient’s blood pressure because of which change that is associated with the liver failure?
    • A. 

      Hypoalbuminemia

    • B. 

      Increased capillary permeability

    • C. 

      Abnormal peripheral vasodilation

    • D. 

      Excess rennin release from the kidneys

  • 2. 
    You’re assessing the stoma of a patient with a healthy. well-healed colostomy. You expect the stoma to appear:
    • A. 

      Pale. pink and moist

    • B. 

      Red and moist

    • C. 

      Dark or purple colored

    • D. 

      Dry and black

  • 3. 
    You’re caring for a patient with a sigmoid colostomy. The stool from this colostomy is:
    • A. 

      Formed

    • B. 

      Semisolid

    • C. 

      Semiliquid

    • D. 

      Watery

  • 4. 
    You’re advising a 21 y.o. with a colostomy who reports problems with flatus. What food should you recommend?
    • A. 

      Peas

    • B. 

      Cabbage

    • C. 

      Broccoli

    • D. 

      Yogurt

  • 5. 
    You have to teach ostomy self care to a patient with a colostomy. You tell the patient to measure and cut the wafer:
    • A. 

      To the exact size of the stoma.

    • B. 

      About 1/16” larger than the stoma.

    • C. 

      About 1/8” larger than the stoma.

    • D. 

      About 1/4? larger than the stoma.

  • 6. 
    You’re performing an abdominal assessment on Brent who is 52 y.o. In which order do you proceed?
    • A. 

      Observation. percussion. palpation. auscultation

    • B. 

      Observation. auscultation. percussion. palpation

    • C. 

      Percussion. palpation. auscultation. observation

    • D. 

      Palpation. percussion. observation. auscultation

  • 7. 
    You’re doing preoperative teaching with Gertrude who has ulcerative colitis who needs surgery to create an ileoanal reservoir. Which information do you include?
    • A. 

      A reservoir is created that exits through the abdominal wall.

    • B. 

      A second surgery is required 12 months after the first surgery.

    • C. 

      A permanent ileostomy is created.

    • D. 

      The surgery occurs in two stages.

  • 8. 
    You’re caring for Carin who has just had ileostomy surgery. During the first 24 hours post-op. how much drainage can you expect from the ileostomy?
    • A. 

      100 ml

    • B. 

      500 ml

    • C. 

      1500 ml

    • D. 

      5000 ml

  • 9. 
    You’re preparing a teaching plan for a 27 y.o. named Jeff who underwent surgery to close a temporary ileostomy. Which nutritional guideline do you include in this plan?
    • A. 

      There is no need to change eating habits.

    • B. 

      Eat six small meals a day.

    • C. 

      Eat the largest meal in the evening.

    • D. 

      Restrict fluid intake.

  • 10. 
    Arthur has a family history of colon cancer and is scheduled to have a sigmoidoscopy. He is crying as he tells you. “I know that I have colon cancer. too.” Which response is most therapeutic?
    • A. 

      “I know just how you feel.”

    • B. 

      “You seem upset.”

    • C. 

      “Oh. don’t worry about it. everything will be just fine.”

    • D. 

      “Why do you think you have cancer?”

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