PTS:133.A patient is seen in the clinic with right upper quadrant pain that is radiating to the middle of the back. The NP suspects acute cholelithiasis. The NP should expect which of the following laboratory findings?
PTS:134.Which of the following are included in the Ranson’s criteria for assessing the severity of pancreatitis at the time of diagnosis?
PTS:135.Donna is a 36-year-old African American woman with chronic pancreatitis. Which of the following are necessary to manage her condition?
PTS:136.Which of the following diagnostic tests is ordered for a cecal volvulus bowel obstruction?A.Barium enemaB.ColonoscopyC.EndoscopyD.Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)ANS: A
PTS:137.Which of the following is part of the treatment plan for the patient with IBS?
PTS:138.Leslie is a 35-year-old Caucasian woman who presents with weakness, anorexia, weight loss, and fatigue. Her history is significant for inflammatory bowel disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, and cigarette smoking. Which of the following pieces of her history leads the clinician to believe she has primary sclerosing cholangitis?