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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 45 :

Care of the Patient With a Gastrointestinal Disorder

Quiz 45 :

Care of the Patient With a Gastrointestinal Disorder

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The home health nurse caring for a patient who has dysarthria related to radiation therapy for an oral cancer would recommend that the family provide:
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A

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The patient has come to the PACU following an ileostomy for the treatment of ulcerative colitis.The patient is conscious and has a nasogastric tube in place and a pouch over the stoma.What should be the nurse's initial action?
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C

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A patient with a large inguinal hernia has abdominal distention and inguinal pain.The nurse recognizes these as indicators of which type of hernia?
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The nurse points out which of the following as an example of a nonmechanical bowel obstruction?
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What should the nurse include in a teaching plan for a patient with a hiatal hernia to reduce the frequency of heartburn?
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Dumping syndrome after a Billroth II procedure occurs when high-carbohydrate foods are ingested over a period of less than 20 minutes.What would the nurse suggest to reduce the risk of dumping syndrome?
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Which recommendation is most appropriate for a patient who has had an esophageal dilation related to achalasia?
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The nurse explains to the patient with Crohn disease that the tube feedings allow for:
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The home health nurse evaluates a patient being treated for a peptic ulcer with Riopan (antacid)and famotidine (histamine receptor blocker).Which statement made by the patient indicates a need for further instruction?
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A 56 -year-old man is admitted to the emergency room with an acute attack of diverticulitis.The patient has a temperature of 102°F,and has an elevated white count.Which assessment would alert the nurse to impending septic shock?
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The home health nurse is caring for a patient who has frequent bouts of diverticulitis accompanied by increased flatulence,diarrhea,and nausea.Which of the following is the most appropriate suggestion to lessen these symptoms?
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The nurse clarifies that the end product of carbohydrate metabolism is absorbed and put into the bloodstream by the:
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Because bowel contents from an ileostomy are virtually liquid,what should the nurse include in the plan of care?
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What should a nurse do when obtaining a stool specimen to be examined for ova and parasites?
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The nurse anticipates that the patient who has had a subtotal gastrectomy will need supplemental:
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A patient who is being evaluated for episodes of hematemesis and dyspepsia tells the nurse that pain occurs when he eats,but pain does not waken him.The nurse recognizes a diagnostic sign of which condition?
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A patient with a ruptured diverticulum in the descending colon has undergone a transverse loop colostomy.The patient is upset and says,"I didn't know it was going to be this awful.I hate this!" Which response made by the nurse would be most helpful?
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The nurse caring for a patient with a peptic ulcer who has had a nasogastric tube inserted notes bright blood in the tube;the patient complains of pain and has become hypotensive.Which condition should the nurse recognize these as signs of?
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A male patient complains that he will never adjust to his colostomy.Which is the best action for the nurse in this situation?
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In caring for a patient with gastric bleeding who has a nasogastric tube in place,the nurse should include in the plan of care to ensure that the NG tube is:
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