NCLEX Practice Test Questions On Digestive System Disorder!

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NCLEX Practice Test Questions On Digestive System Disorder!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Radiation therapy is used to treat colon cancer before surgery for which of the following reasons?
    • A. 

      Reducing the size of the tumor

    • B. 

      Eliminating the malignant cells

    • C. 

      Curing the cancer

    • D. 

      Helping the bowel heal after surgery

  • 2. 
    Which of the following symptoms is a client with colon cancer most likely to exhibit?
    • A. 

      A change in appetite

    • B. 

      A change in bowel habits

    • C. 

      An increase in body weight

    • D. 

      An increase in body temperature

  • 3. 
    A client has just had surgery for colon cancer. Which of the following disorders might the client develop?
    • A. 

      Peritonitis

    • B. 

      Diverticulosis

    • C. 

      Partial bowel obstruction

    • D. 

      Complete bowel obstruction

  • 4. 
    A client with gastric cancer may exhibit which of the following symptoms?
    • A. 

      Abdominal cramping

    • B. 

      Constant hunger

    • C. 

      Feeling of fullness

    • D. 

      Weight gain

  • 5. 
    Which of the following diagnostic tests may be performed to determine if a client has gastric cancer?
    • A. 

      Barium enema

    • B. 

      Colonoscopy

    • C. 

      Gastroscopy

    • D. 

      Serum chemistry levels

  • 6. 
    A client with gastric cancer can expect to have surgery for resection. Which of the following should be the nursing management priority for the preoperative client with gastric cancer?
    • A. 

      Discharge planning

    • B. 

      Correction of nutritional deficits

    • C. 

      Prevention of DVT

    • D. 

      Instruction regarding radiation treatment

  • 7. 
    Care for the postoperative client after gastric resection should focus on which of the following problems?
    • A. 

      Body image

    • B. 

      Nutritional needs

    • C. 

      Skin care

    • D. 

      Spiritual needs

  • 8. 
    Which of the following complications of gastric resection should the nurse teach the client to watch for?
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Dumping syndrome

    • C. 

      Gastric spasm

    • D. 

      Intestinal spasms

  • 9. 
    A client with rectal cancer may exhibit which of the following symptoms?
    • A. 

      Abdominal fullness

    • B. 

      Gastric fullness

    • C. 

      Rectal bleeding

    • D. 

      Right upper quadrant pain

  • 10. 
    A client with which of the following conditions may be likely to develop rectal cancer?
    • A. 

      Adenomatous polyps

    • B. 

      Diverticulitis

    • C. 

      Hemorrhoids

    • D. 

      Peptic ulcer disease

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