GI / GU QuestionDifficulty
A patient recovering from gastric surgery has been placed NPO with a nasogastric tube to low intermittent suction. Select all of the following actions...
A patient who has undergone a laparoscopic cholecystectomy is getting ready to be dismissed from the hospital. Which information would the nurse provide as...
A 45-year-old patient is preparing to undergo hernia surgery. What information would the nurse provide for this patient during the pre-operative teaching...
A patient has been ordered to receive a voiding cystourethrogram because he has difficulty emptying his bladder. Which of the following actions would take...
A nurse is caring for a patient who has a nasogastric tube in place and who is receiving intermittent tube feedings for nutrition. The nurse has noted changes...
A nurse who works in a long-term care facility has noted that one of her patients is frequently incontinent of urine and stool. The patient also has mobility...
A patient with a paralytic ileus has been ordered to change to NPO status and the nurse must insert a nasogastric tube to low-intermittent suction. Which of...
A patient with a peptic ulcer has been brought in to the healthcare clinic and the nurse is assessing him for an upper GI bleed. Which of the following signs...
A patient who has had surgery for placement of a colostomy is getting ready to be discharged from the hospital. The nurse is providing discharge teaching. What...
A patient who is morbidly obese is discussing surgical options for treatment. Which of the following procedures is classified as a malabsorptive procedure for...
A nurse is caring for a patient who recently had an NG tube placed. Before starting the first enteral feeding, the nurse wants to check for proper placement....
A 10-year-old child is going to be sent home from the hospital with an indwelling urinary catheter. Which of the following information should the nurse give to...
A patient has a nasogastric tube placed after developing a paralytic ileus following surgery. The nurse maintains the NG tube and performs interventions to...
The process of the breakdown of large molecules into small ones, such as when proteins are broken down into amino acids, is known as:...
A patient is recovering from surgery for a trans-urethral resection of the prostate (TURP) and has continuous bladder irrigation in place. The nurse notes that...
A client with a history of ulcerative colitis is having surgery for placement of an ileoanal reservoir. The nurse is educating the client about what to expect...
A 61-year-old female patient is being seen at a healthcare clinic for help with management of her kidney disease. The patient is in renal failure and has low...
A patient presents to the emergency department with active bleeding from esophageal varices. Which of the following medications would most likely be ordered to...
A patient in a long-term care facility is having elimination problems and suffers from incontinence. Which nursing intervention would most likely help to...
A nurse is caring for an 86-year-old patient who is undergoing surgery for a bladder suspension. The nurse assesses the client’s medical history prior to...