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7. The nurse is teaching a group of patients about the process of a mechanical bowel obstruction. Which example should the nurse include in the teaching? a. A tumor obstructs the lumen of the bowel. b. A paralytic ileus causes cessation of peristalsis. c. The bowel is inflamed by diverticulitis. d. The bowel motility is slowed by antidiarrheal drugs. ANS: A Mechanical obstruction results in blockage of the lumen of the bowel. Examples include tumors, adhesions, strangulated hernia, twisting of the bowel (volvulus), telescoping of one part of the bowel into itself (intussusception), gallstones, barium impaction, and intestinal parasites. MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 691 OBJ: 4 (theory) TOP: Bowel Obstruction: Mechanical KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Early Detection of Disease 8. The nurse is aware that an unresolved intestinal obstruction can lead to which complications?
PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 672 OBJ: 4 (theory) TOP: Bowel Obstruction: Complications KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 9. The nurse is aware that the person with ulcerative colitis is a risk factor for developing which disorder?
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Ulcerative colitis is an inflammation, with the formation of ulcers, of the mucosa of the colon. It is often a chronic disease, and the patient is usually free from symptoms between acute flare-ups. The person with ulcerative colitis is 10 to 15 times more likely to develop colon cancer than those who do not have the disease. PTS: 1 DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: 681 OBJ: 5 (theory) TOP: Ulcerative Colitis: Risks KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 10. The nurse is educating a patient with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) about recommended nutritional choices. Which statement indicates that the nu rse’s teaching has been successful?
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