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Malabsorption syndrome results in loss of fat in the stool and failure to absorb fat-soluble vitamins. Correct response: True Parents of a 20-month-old infant report that he refuses food or eats poorly and that he grimaces when he swallows. He also is irritable and cries a lot. The mother is worried that he ate something inappropriate this morning, because he vomited something that looked like coffee grounds. Which of the following health problems would the care team first suspect? Correct response: Esophagitis from gastrointestinal reflux Crohn's disease not only affects adults but also can occur in children. The nurse assesses for which of the following major manifestations in children with Crohn's disease? Malnutrition Explanation: Upon admission, a patient tells the nurse that he takes aspirin every 4 hours every day. The nurse determines that this patient is at risk for which of the following? Correct response: Peptic ulcer A nurse is completing an abdominal assessment on a patient suspected to have appendicitis. When the nurse applies and then releases pressure in the patient's right lower quadrant, the patient experiences tenderness. The nurse is documenting the presence of which of the following?
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