5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a Inflammation of the mucous membranes of the colon. Danger of dehydration
- b Inflammation of the appendix; may lead to peritonitis if rupture occurs
- c Inflammation of the peritoneum (membrane coat lining the abdominal cavity and investing the viscera). Caused by entry of infectious organisms, improper surgical procedures, or rupture of appendix.
- d Inflammation of the gallbladder; caused by blockages of bile duct. Sore and swollen, N and V. Fever, gradual pain or sudden extreme pain in upper abdomen.
- e Inflammation of the tongue
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 80% of all hernias; protrusion of the hernial sac containing the intestine at the inguinal opening
- Gallstones; not unusual to form them but can be a problem if the bile duct becomes blocked.
- Difficulting digesting
- Stomach protrudes through the diaphragm
- Chronic inflammation of the ileum and colon
5 True/False Questions
Cystitis → Inflammation of the bladder, usually secondary to UTI
Paralysis → Decrease in peristalsis, preventing movement of intestinal contents
Bulimia → Inflammation of the colon (large intestine), caused by stress. Long term may lead to colon cancer.
Laryngitis → Inflammation of the pharynx
Constipation → Excessive absorption of water from large intestine causing hard, dry stools. Difficult to pass.