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Question 21Type: MCMAThe nurse is teaching a patient about modifiable risk factors for cholelithiasis. Which specific factors would the nurse discuss?Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.Standard Text: Select all that apply.1. Age2. Obesity3. Alternating rapid weight loss with rapid regaining of the weight4. Family history5. Elevated serum cholesterolCorrect Answer: 2,3,5Rationale 1: Age is not a modifiable risk factor.Rationale 2: Obesity is a modifiable risk factor for cholelithiasis.Rationale 3: The patient should not lose and gain weight frequently. This is a modifiable risk factor.Rationale 4: Family history is not a modifiable risk factor.
Rationale 5: Elevated serum cholesterol levels increase the patient’s risk for developing cholelithiasis. This is a modifiable risk factor.Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: ApplyingClient Need: Physiological IntegrityClient Need Sub: Physiological AdaptationNursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: ImplementationLearning Outcome: 38-5Question 22Type: MCSAA patient in the icteric phase of hepatitis asks the nurse, “Why are my stools no longer brown?” How should the nurse respond?2Global Rationale: Cognitive Level: ApplyingClient Need: Physiological IntegrityClient Need Sub: Physiological AdaptationNursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: ImplementationLearning Outcome: 38-1Question 23Type: MCSA