Pancreas Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The number one case of pancreatitis in children is: 
  • 2. 
    Patho of acute pancreatitis: ______________ of the pancreas active inside the pancreas and cause acute hemorrhage and necrosis. 
  • 3. 
    The pain from acute pancreatitis starts in the left quadrant with radiation to the back. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Fatty meals, alcohol and lying in recumbent positions does not affect the pain associated with pancreatitis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sudden onset of pain that starts in the left quadrant that radiates to back, Cullen's sign, Turner's sign and absent or decreased bowel sounds are all signs of 
    • A. 

      Gall stones

    • B. 

      Acute pancreatitis

    • C. 

      Insulinoma

  • 6. 
    Signs and symptoms of Acute Pancreatitis:  (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Sudden onset of pain starting in left quad and radiating to back

    • B. 

      Pain in joints

    • C. 

      Abdominal Guarding

    • D. 

      Weight Loss

    • E. 

      Blurred Vision

    • F. 

      N/V

    • G. 

      Steatorrhea

    • H. 

      Blood in urine

  • 7. 
    Which procedure can cause pancreatitis?
    • A. 

      ERCP

    • B. 

      CT

    • C. 

      PET

    • D. 

      MRI

  • 8. 
    Steroid use can cause pancreatitis. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which scoring is used for CT scan to diagnosis acute pancreatitis? 
    • A. 

      APGAR

    • B. 

      Glasgow

    • C. 

      Balthazar

  • 10. 
    Morphine is the number one treatment for acute pancreatitis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Suction for NG tube should be high continuous suction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Fluid build up in alveoli causing SOB, labored rapid breathing and low BP (complication of acute pancreatitis)
    • A. 

      ARDS

    • B. 

      DIC

    • C. 

      ERCP

  • 13. 
    This prevents the blood from clotting normally. Causes excessive clotting in that clog small blood vessels throughout the body and causes wide spread bleeding. (complication from acute pancreatitis)
    • A. 

      ARDS

    • B. 

      DIC

    • C. 

      ERCP

    • D. 

      LFT

  • 14. 
    Relapse of acute pancreatitis usually occurs within _____ hours after oral intake resumes. 
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      48

    • C. 

      78

    • D. 

      6

  • 15. 
    If there is nausea while a pt has an NG tube, do which first? 
    • A. 

      Troubleshoot tube for obstruction/placement

    • B. 

      Check lab for high Amylase

    • C. 

      Check labs for liver function

    • D. 

      Check blood sugar level

  • 16. 
    Continued inflammation of the pancreas. Causes tissue necrosis and scar formation. 
  • 17. 
    Some pts with chronic pancreatitis experience no pain. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The pt with chronic pancreatitis will have a mass in the left upper quadrant that feels: 
    • A. 

      Soft and tender

    • B. 

      Hard and mushy

    • C. 

      Soft and lumpy

  • 19. 
    Type of diabetes that is a s/s of chronic pancreastitis. 
    • A. 

      DM Type 1

    • B. 

      DM Type 2

    • C. 

      DM Type 3

  • 20. 
    S/S of chronic pancreatitis:  (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      GERD

    • B. 

      Weight loss although appetite remains normal

    • C. 

      Anorexia

    • D. 

      Janudice

    • E. 

      Muscle wasting

    • F. 

      Steatorrhea

  • 21. 
    One diagnostic test for pancreatitis:
    • A. 

      Fecal Elastase

    • B. 

      BNP Test

    • C. 

      PSA Test

  • 22. 
    A decrease of _____ units per gram in the Fecal Elastase measurement in stool indicates pancreatitis. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      30

  • 23. 
    What should you educate your pt about when they are using pancreatic enzymes sprinkler on food?
    • A. 

      Sprinkle only on fatty meats

    • B. 

      Do not inhale enzymes

    • C. 

      Sprinkle only on sugary foods

  • 24. 
    Patients with Chronic pancreatitis should avoid heavy meals and alcohol. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Most common type of pancreatic cancer: 
    • A. 

      Glucagonoma

    • B. 

      Mucinous cystadenoma

    • C. 

      Adenocarcinoma

    • D. 

      Insulinoma

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