NCLEX Digestive And Gastrointestinal System Disorder Questions! Quiz

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NCLEX Digestive And Gastrointestinal System Disorder Questions! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Claire. a 33 y.o. is on your floor with a possible bowel obstruction. Which intervention is priority for her?
    • A. 

      Obtain daily weights.

    • B. 

      Measure abdominal girth.

    • C. 

      Keep strict intake and output.

    • D. 

      Encourage her to increase fluids.

  • 2. 
    Your patient has a GI tract that is functioning. but has the inability to swallow foods. Which is the preferred method of feeding for your patient?
    • A. 

      TPN

    • B. 

      PPN

    • C. 

      NG feeding

    • D. 

      Oral liquid supplements

  • 3. 
    You’re patient is complaining of abdominal pain during assessment. What is your priority?
    • A. 

      Auscultate to determine changes in bowel sounds.

    • B. 

      Observe the contour of the abdomen.

    • C. 

      Palpate the abdomen for a mass.

    • D. 

      Percuss the abdomen to determine if fluid is present.

  • 4. 
    Before bowel surgery. Lee is to administer enemas until clear. During administration. he complains of intestinal cramps. What do you do next?
    • A. 

      Discontinue the procedure.

    • B. 

      Lower the height of the enema container.

    • C. 

      Complete the procedure as quickly as possible.

    • D. 

      Continue administration of the enema as ordered without making any adjustments.

  • 5. 
    Leigh Ann is receiving pancrelipase (Viokase) for chronic pancreatitis. Which observation best indicates the treatment is effective?
    • A. 

      There is no skin breakdown.

    • B. 

      Her appetite improves.

    • C. 

      She loses more than 10 lbs.

    • D. 

      Stools are less fatty and decreased in frequency.

  • 6. 
    Ralph has a history of alcohol abuse and has acute pancreatitis. Which lab value is most likely to be elevated?
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Potassium

  • 7. 
    Anna is 45 y.o. and has a bleeding ulcer. Despite multiple blood transfusions. her HGB is 7.5g/dl and HCT is 27%. Her doctor determines that surgical intervention is necessary and she undergoes partial gastrectomy. Postoperative nursing care includes:
    • A. 

      Giving pain medication Q6H.

    • B. 

      Flushing the NG tube with sterile water.

    • C. 

      Positioning her in high Fowler’s position.

    • D. 

      Keeping her NPO until the return of peristalsis.

  • 8. 
    Sitty. a 66 y.o. patient underwent a colostomy for ruptured diverticulum. She did well during the surgery and returned to your med-surg floor in stable condition. You assess her colostomy 2 days after surgery. Which finding do you report to the doctor?
    • A. 

      Blanched stoma

    • B. 

      Edematous stoma

    • C. 

      Reddish-pink stoma

    • D. 

      Brownish-black stoma

  • 9. 
    Sharon has cirrhosis of the liver and develops ascites. What intervention is necessary to decrease the excessive accumulation of serous fluid in her peritoneal cavity?
    • A. 

      Restrict fluids

    • B. 

      Encourage ambulation

    • C. 

      Increase sodium in the diet

    • D. 

      Give antacids as prescribed

  • 10. 
    Katrina is diagnosed with lactose intolerance. To avoid complications with lack of calcium in the diet. which food should be included in the diet?
    • A. 

      Fruit

    • B. 

      Whole grains

    • C. 

      Milk and cheese products

    • D. 

      Dark green. leafy vegetables

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