NCLEX Practice Test Questions On Gastrointestinal Disorders

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Do you want to prepare for your nursing examinations in comprehensive & up to date method? Try our NCLEX Practice Test Questions On Gastrointestinal Disorders. NCLEX is a tough nursing exam that every aspiring nursing student aims to clear. This quiz is specially made for nursing students to test their knowledge of the basics and advanced curriculum in gastro intestinal disorders. Get a good score by picking the correct option. Good Luck!


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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