5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- The process of converting glycogen to glucose in response to low blood sugar is a function of the....
- Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Caused by congestion of blood in the portal system.
- The nurse's assessment findings for the client with GI bleeding may include hematemesis and a black, sticky, tarlike stool called.....
- Malnutrition, hypoglycemia, clotting disorders, jaundice, portal hypertension, ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatorenal syndrome.
4 True/False questions
volvulus → Is used to remove ammonia from the blood into the bowel. Acts as a laxative and causes the body to excrete the stool containing ammonia.
steatorrhea → A common nursing-assessment finding of Crohn's disease is....
Portal hypertension → A chronic, degenerative changes in the liver cells; thickening of surrounding tissue that result from the liver repairing itself after chronic inflammation.
thin yellow-green liquid → Leads to distention of esophageal veins, resulting in esophageal varices, distention of rectal veins, resulting in hemorrhoids and distention of the splenic vein, resulting in splenomegaly.