HUN 4445 Review Questions for Exam 2 1. Where does digestion take place? 2. What are the causes of dysphagia and how is it treated? 3. What are the dietary factors that influence the LES 4. What foods increase gastric acid secretion? 5. What foods irritate the esophageal mucosa? 6. What is the role of hydrochloric acid in the digestive tract? 7. How is gastroesophageal reflux disease managed? 8. What factors affect the rate of gastric emptying? 9. What is secreted into the duodenum during digestion? 10. Where are nutrients absorbed in the GI tract? 11. What roles do the microorganisms in the GI tract play? 12. What is the effect of fiber on the GI tract? 13. What are the indications for tube feeding? 14. When is tube feeding contraindicated? 15. What are the advantages that tube feeding has over parenteral feeding? 16. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various routes for delivering tube feedings (transnasal, gastrostemy, PEG, jejunostomy, needle catheter jejunostomy)? 17.
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