5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- A potassium sparing diuretic; is used to decrease ascites and pleural effusion.
- 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
steatorrhea → A common nursing-assessment finding of Crohn's disease is....
Use enteric precautions → A client has been diagnosed with infectious hepatitis. As the nurse caring for this client, you understand that to decrease your chance of acquiring this disease, you need to...
Ascites → Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Caused by congestion of blood in the portal system.
Lactulose → 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.