Nurse Bowel Elimination Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The primary organ of bowel elimination is...
    • A. 

      Small intestine

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Rectum

    • D. 

      Large Intestine

  • 2. 
    The large intestine in adults is approximately how long?
    • A. 

      2 ft

    • B. 

      4 ft

    • C. 

      5 ft

    • D. 

      7 ft

    • E. 

      12 ft

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is true
    • A. 

      The sympathetic nervous system promotes movements relating to bowel

    • B. 

      The parasympathetic nervous system inhibits movements relating to bowel

    • C. 

      Peristalsis is the contractions of circular and longitudinal muscles of the intestine and occur every 3 to 12 minutes

    • D. 

      Hemorrhoids are if the arteries in the rectum become abnormally distended

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the definition of intestinal gas?
    • A. 

      Flatulence

    • B. 

      Fart

    • C. 

      Flatus

    • D. 

      Fleetus

  • 5. 
    What refers to the emptying of te large intestine?
    • A. 

      Defecation

    • B. 

      Stool

    • C. 

      Bowel movement

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a muscle used to create pressure in aiding in defecation?
    • A. 

      Thigh muscles

    • B. 

      Abdominal muscles

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Pectoral muscles

  • 7. 
    What is the term used to descibe the technique of "bearing down" when passing a bowel movement?
    • A. 

      Valsalva maneuver

    • B. 

      Hemorrhoids

    • C. 

      Defecation

    • D. 

      Bowel elimination

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Breast-fed infants usually pass 1-2 stools per day

    • B. 

      Bottle-fed infants usually pass 2-10 stools per day

    • C. 

      Daytime bowel control is normally attained by 30 months

    • D. 

      Psychological maturity is the first priority for successful bowel training

  • 9. 
    At what age are the internal and external anal sphincters fully developed, leading to the voluntary control of defecation?
    • A. 

      12-26 months

    • B. 

      30 months

    • C. 

      18-30 months

    • D. 

      28 months

    • E. 

      18-24 months

  • 10. 
    Which of the following accurately describe constipation?
    • A. 

      Changes in place can lead to consitpation

    • B. 

      When the feces remain in the rectum, water is reabsorbed, makming the stool hard

    • C. 

      Constipation is often a chronic problem for older adults

    • D. 

      Dietary manipulation is the initial treatment for constipation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Alcohol and coffee have a...
    • A. 

      Laxative effect

    • B. 

      Constipating effect

    • C. 

      Gas-producing effect

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 12. 
    Chocolate has a....
    • A. 

      Laxative effect

    • B. 

      Constipating effect

    • C. 

      Gas-producing effect

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 13. 
    Certain fruits and vegetables and bran have a...
    • A. 

      Laxative effect

    • B. 

      Constipating effect

    • C. 

      Gas-producing effect

    • D. 

      It depends

  • 14. 
    In what order should one perform an abdominal assessment?
    • A. 

      Auscultation, inspection, percussion, palpation

    • B. 

      Percussion, palpation, auscultation, inspection

    • C. 

      Inspection, percussion, auscultation, palpation

    • D. 

      Inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation

    • E. 

      Inspection, percussion, palpation, auscultation

  • 15. 
    ______ in stool is blood that his hidden in the specimen or cannot be seen on gross examination. Can be deteced with simple screening tests.
  • 16. 
    What colour stool intdicate upper gastrointestinal bleeding, such as from a peptic ulcer.
  • 17. 
    Bright-red blood in stool is an indicator of __________ bleeding, such as from _________ or polyps.
    • A. 

      Upper gastrointestinal; peptic ulcer

    • B. 

      Lower gastrointestinal; peptic ulcer

    • C. 

      Upper gastrointestinal; hemorrhoids

    • D. 

      Lower gastrointestinal; hemorrhoids

    • E. 

      Upper gastrointestinal; hernia

  • 18. 
    When preserving a specimen en-route to the laboratory, the most efficient method is:
    • A. 

      Preservatives

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Refrigeration

    • D. 

      Freezing

    • E. 

      Putting the specimen on ice

  • 19. 
    _______ is the direct visual examination of body organs or cavities.
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Endoscopy

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 20. 
    _________ is the visual examination of the esophagus, the stomach, and the duodenum.
    • A. 

      Duodenoscopy

    • B. 

      Complete endoscopy

    • C. 

      Esophagealscopy

    • D. 

      Gastroesophogealscopy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    ___ ____ ___ tests are used to detect gastrointestinal bleeding
    • A. 

      Cell occult blood

    • B. 

      ELISA 

    • C. 

      Fecal occult blood

    • D. 

      PCR

  • 22. 
    When seating a patient in bed to use a bed pan, situate the head of the bed between ____ and ____ degrees.
    • A. 

      30; 90

    • B. 

      30; 45

    • C. 

      45; 90

    • D. 

      45; 55

    • E. 

      30; 55

  • 23. 
    To promote regular defecation, ______ to ______ mL intake and a _____ ______ diet intake is recommended.
    • A. 

      1000 2000 high fiber

    • B. 

      500 1000 high fiber

    • C. 

      2000 3000 high fiber

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Patients with reduced _____ or ______ in their diets are at high risk for constipations.
    • A. 

      Fiber, fluid

    • B. 

      Starch, fluid

    • C. 

      Glucose, fiber

    • D. 

      Vitamins, minerals

  • 25. 
    Which psychological condition makes patients at high risk for constipation?
    • A. 

      Lack of sleep

    • B. 

      Drugs

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      None of the above

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