Medical Surgical Nursing Test - 6

1. A nurse is caring for a client with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Because the client is at risk for hypoglycemia, the nurse teaches the client which of the following?
2. Ms. ALM has been diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease, an autoimmune disorder. Which of the following signs and symptoms were most probably exhibited by the client that led to the diagnosis?
3. The Whipple procedure is the most common operation performed for pancreatic cancer and may be used to treat cancer and may be used to treat other cancers such as small bowel cancer. This procedure is done by:
4. Dumping syndrome is a term that refers to a constellation of vasomotor symptoms after eating, especially following a Billroth II procedure. A patient who has undergone a Billroth II operation may prevent may prevent experiencing dumping syndrome by:
5. The appendix is a small pouch attached to the large intestine. Appendicitis is characterized by inflammation of the appendix. A patient with appendicitis is at risk for developing:
6. The physician prescribes an order for the nurse to discontinue a patient's nasogastric tube. Before removing the tube, the nurse should:
7. An ileostomy is a stoma that has been constructed by bringing the loop of the small intestine out on the surface of the skin. When assessing the client with a new ileostomy, the nurse knows that the effluent from the ileostomy should be:
8. A client has a sliding esophageal hernia. The physician prescribes an H2-receptor antagonist. The nurse explains that H2 receptor antagonist works by:
9. Dietary planning for a client with ileostomy would include telling the client to:
10. A colostomy was created in a client who was diagnosed with colon cancer. During the first day post-op, the nurse does not find any measurable fecal drainage from the patient's colostomy. What should the nurse do?
11. A client is admitted to the hospital after sustaining a fall from a roof. The client has plaster cast due to multiple lacerations and a right leg fracture. As the client's nurse, you will position the client's leg in which manner to promote optimal circulation?
12. The nurse should contact the physician immediately if Mrs. Warren has which of these findings?
13. The nurse should contact the physician immediately if Mrs. Warren has which of these findings?
14. When changing Mrs. Warren's ileostomy bag, the nurse notices that the peristomal skin is irritated. Which of these actions by the nurse would be appropriate before reapplying the appliance?
15. Which of these comments, if made by Mrs. Warren before her surgery, would indicate that she had concerns about her body image?
16. Because Mr. Palmer is receiving heparin, it is essential for the nurse to
17. The valve prevents the backflow of blood into the right ventricle when the ventricular valve muscle relaxes
18. Which of the following is not the true regarding the GI Tract regulation?
19. Which condition is responsible for inspiration?
20. Glycosuria occurs when the venous blood glucose exceeds-