Basics Of Clinical Bariatrics Quiz

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Basics Of Clinical Bariatrics Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is the clinical definition of obesity?
    • A. 

      BMI > 40

    • B. 

      BMI > 30

    • C. 

      BMI > 25

    • D. 

      BMI > 20

  • 2. 
    What is the normal BMI range?
    • A. 

      BMI 30-40

    • B. 

      BMI 25-30

    • C. 

      BMI 18.5-25

    • D. 

      BMI 17-18.5

  • 3. 
    Average normal blood pressure is equal to or less than _____ .
  • 4. 
    Bariatric surgery is usually performed for morbidly obese patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sleeve gastrectomy is irreversible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Duodenal switch is for patients who are only moderately obese.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are examples of bands used in gastric banding surgery?
    • A. 

      REALIZE band

    • B. 

      PHENTERMINE band

    • C. 

      LAP-BAND

    • D. 

      BELVIQ-BAND

  • 8. 
    In gastric bypass, the tiny remnant of stomach is connected to the _____ .
    • A. 

      Upper intestine

    • B. 

      Ascending colon

    • C. 

      Descending colon

    • D. 

      Lower intestine

  • 9. 
    What is the name of the procedure in which saline is added to or removed from a gastric band to control the restriction of the band on the stomach?
  • 10. 
    What is included in a lipid panel?
    • A. 

      LDL

    • B. 

      HDL

    • C. 

      Triglycerides

    • D. 

      Total cholesterol

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the "bad cholesterol"?
    • A. 

      HDL

    • B. 

      LDL

  • 12. 
    Check all options which are included in a basic metabolic panel (BMP).
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Chloride

    • D. 

      Creatinine

    • E. 

      BUN

    • F. 

      Glucose

  • 13. 
    Bilirubin is a product of hemoglobin breakdown and helps diagnose liver disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the most commonly prescribed appetite suppressant in the United States?
  • 15. 
    Which medication listed is NOT an appetite suppressant?
    • A. 

      Phentermine

    • B. 

      Exenatide

    • C. 

      Benzphetamine

    • D. 

      Lisinopril

  • 16. 
    Bariatric surgery aims to reduce and/or restrict the size of the colon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The best chance of keeping weight off after surgery is a high carbohydrate diet and minimal physical activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following medical issues is an obese patient NOT at increased risk for? 
    • A. 

      Obstructive sleep apnea

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Congenital heart disease

  • 19. 
    _____ is made by pituitary gland in the brain and regulates thyroid hormone production.
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