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Chapter 56: Care of Patients with Noninflammatory Intestinal Disorders Ignatavicius: Medical-Surgical Nursing, 8th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. After teaching a client with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a nurse assesses the client’s understanding. Which menu selection indicates that the client correctly understands the dietary teaching? a. Ham sandwich on white bread, cup of applesauce, glass of diet cola b. Broiled chicken with brown rice, steamed broccoli, glass of apple juice c. Grilled cheese sandwich, small banana, cup of hot tea with lemon d. Baked tilapia, fresh green beans, cup of coffee with low-fat milk ANS: B Clients with IBS are advised to eat a high-fiber diet (30 to 40 g/day), with 8 to 10 cups of liquid daily. Chicken with brown rice, broccoli, and apple juice has the highest fiber content. They should avoid alcohol, caffeine, and other gastric irritants. DIF: Applying/Application REF: 1145 KEY: Irritable bowel| nutritional requirements MSC: Integrated Process: Teaching/Learning NOT: Client Needs Category: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort 2. A nurse assesses a client who is prescribed alosetron (Lotronex). Which assessment question should the nurse ask this client? a. “Have you been experiencing any constipation?” b. “Are you eating a diet high in fiber and fluids?” c. “Do you have a history of high blood pressure?” d. “What vitamins and supplements are you taking?” ANS: A Ischemic colitis is a life-threatening complication of alosetron. The nurse should assess the client for constipation. The other questions do not identify complications related to alosetron. DIF: Applying/Application REF: 1146 KEY: Medications| adverse effects MSC: Integrated Process: Nursing Process: Assessment NOT: Client Needs Category: Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies 3. After teaching a client who has a femoral hernia, the nurse assesses the client’s understanding. Which statement indicates the client needs additional teaching related to the proper use of a truss?
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DIF: Applying/Application REF: 1147 KEY: Herniation MSC: Integrated Process: Teaching/Learning NOT: Client Needs Category: Health Promotion and Maintenance
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