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Digestive Disorders - Pretest and HW
Terms in this set (25)
Excessive intravenous adminsitration of nutrients
Accumulaiton of fluid in the peritoneal cavity
Inflammaiton of the gums and teeth
Difficulty in swallowing
Correct sequence for removing a nasogastric tube
1. Temporarily clamp the tube, and make sure the client can tolerate its absence
2. Instruct the client to hold his or her breath
3. Pull the tube out slowly and then rapidly when the client begins to cough
4. Crimp/Pinch the tube to prevent leakage of its contents
What nursing care measure should the nurse provide for a client who has developed oral canker sores?
Ask the client to apply a silver nitrate stick, as ordered.
The nurse is preparing a client who is experiencing rectal bleeding for an occult blood test. Which test is the most inexpensive and simplest test used to detect occult blood in the stool?
A nurse is caring for a client being treated for spastic colitis. What signs and symptom should be reported to the physician for further evaluation?
A client is to undergo endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Before the procedure, what client education should the nurse provide?
Fullness and pressure may be felt in the stomach?
A client with a family history of ulcerative colitis is to undergo a screening test for early detection of colon cancer. In what group is colon cancer more common?
Clients who have frequent diarrhea
A client has been prescribd polyethylene glycol 3350 and electrolyes oral solution before a barium study. What instruction should the nurse provide to this client regarding its method use?
Mix the solution thoroughly before drinking
For which client should a nurse who is an enterstomal therapist be consulted?
A client with an ileostomy
A client presents at the ER with signs and symptoms of gallstones. What test would be the preferred diagnostic tool to confirm this condition?
A nurse is caring for a female client diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. What would the nurse observe during the nursing assessment of the client?
The nurse is caring for a client diagnosed with Crohn disease who had surgery to create a continent bowel diversion. Which describes this type of surgery?
The client's own tissues are formed into internal receptacles for stool
T/F - The presence of the gram-negative bacteria Heliobacter pylori is strongly associated with esophageal ulcers
T/F - The client must be instructed to void immediately before the abdominal paracentesis procedure because it prevents rupture of the urinary bladder
T/F - A cholecystogram helps to identify growths and inflammatory diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract
T/F - Hernias develop when abdominal muscles weaken, causing a portion of the gastrointestinal tract to protrude through the muscle
T/F - Clients wearing ostomy pouches can bathe, swim, or shower because the pouch is waterproof.
An abnormal twisting of the intestine causing obstruction of the bowel is termed a _________.
The instrumental used to visualize the body's interior parts through the intestinal tract are called _______.
Overeating or eating foods that are not recommend in the client after gastric surgeries may lead to a condition called ______ syndrome
Inflammation of the gums with bleeding is termed _______
The chronic, irreversible degenerative disease of the parenchymal cells of the liver is termed ________.
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