The nurse is caring for a patient who underwent a

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6. The nurse is caring for a patient who underwent a cholecystectomy 3 days ago. Which assessment finding best indicates to the nurse that the bile flow is no longer obstructed from entering the bowel? a. Excessive flatus b. Dark brown stool c. Dark urine d. Increased appetite ANS: B Darkening of stools back to the normal color indicates that the bile has reached the duodenum. MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 697 OBJ: 1 (clinical) TOP: Assessment of Bile Flow: Dark Stool KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Early Detection of Disease 7. The nurse is caring for a patient with hepatitis. The nurse explains that jaundice occurs in conjunction with hepatitis based on which underlying pathophysiology?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 697 OBJ: 4 TOP: Hepatitis: Jaundice KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 8. The nurse is caring for a patient admitted with suspected acute viral hepatitis. Which laboratory value would best support this diagnosis?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 700, Table 30-3 OBJ: 4 TOP: Hepatitis B: Diagnostic Tests KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation NURSINGTB.COM
9. A 20-year-old college student who has not been immunized against hepatitis B virus (HBV) comes to the clinic and reports that he has been exposed to hepatitis B. The nurse anticipates that the health care provider will likely recommend which treatment?
NURSINGTB.COM PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 702 OBJ: 3 TOP: HBV: Immune Globulin KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance

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