Welcome to your NCLEX practice questions quiz and reviewer for gastrointestinal disorders. In this nursing test bank, test your competence on the diseases that affect the digestive system, biliary system, and more. The aim of this exam is to provide a better understanding of the importance of providing patients with appropriate care following gastrointestinal procedures and addressing both physical and emotional issues in order to assist the patient’s continuing care. Accomplish this exam and do good on your NCLEX!
Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz
In this section are the practice problems and questions gastrointestinal disorders and their nursing management. This nursing test bank set includes 50 questions partitioned in two parts. Some of the included topics are: pancreatitis, ostomy care, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, liver failure, liver disorders, appendicitis, hiatal hernia, esophageal disorders, hepatitis, and more.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Quiz 1: Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz (25 Questions)
- Quiz 2: Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz (25 Questions)
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Quiz 1: Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz (25 Questions)
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Question 1 of 25
Nurse Berlinda is assigned to a 41-year-old client who has a diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis. The nurse reviews the laboratory result, anticipating a laboratory report that indicates a serum amylase level of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
A male client who is recovering from surgery has been advanced from a clear liquid diet to a full liquid diet. The client is looking forward to the diet change because he has been “bored” with the clear liquid diet. The nurse would offer which full liquid item to the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
Nurse Juvy is caring for a client with cirrhosis of the liver. To minimize the effects of the disorder, the nurse teaches the client about foods that are high in thiamine. The nurse determines that the client has the best understanding of the dietary measures to follow if the client states an intention to increase the intake of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
Nurse Oliver checks for residual before administering a bolus tube feeding to a client with a nasogastric tube and obtains a residual amount of 150 mL. What is the appropriate action for the nurse to take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
A nurse is inserting a nasogastric tube in an adult male client. During the procedure, the client begins to cough and has difficulty breathing. Which of the following is the appropriate nursing action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
Nurse Ryan is assessing for correct placement of a nasogastric tube. The nurse aspirates the stomach contents and checks the contents for pH. The nurse verifies correct tube placement if which pH value is noted?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
A nurse is preparing to remove a nasogastric tube from a female client. The nurse should instruct the client to do which of the following just before the nurse removes the tube?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
Nurse Joy is preparing to administer medication through a nasogastric tube that is connected to suction. To administer the medication, the nurse would:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
A nurse is preparing to care for a female client with esophageal varices who just had a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube inserted. The nurse gathers supplies, knowing that which of the following items must be kept at the bedside at all times?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
Dr. Smith has determined that the client with hepatitis has contracted the infection from contaminated food. The nurse understands that this client is most likely experiencing what type of hepatitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
A client is suspected of having hepatitis. Which diagnostic test result will assist in confirming this diagnosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
The nurse is reviewing the physician’s orders written for a male client admitted to the hospital with acute pancreatitis. Which physician order should the nurse question if noted on the client’s chart?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
A female client being seen in a physician’s office has just been scheduled for a barium swallow the next day. The nurse writes down which instruction for the client to follow before the test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
The nurse is performing an abdominal assessment and inspects the skin of the abdomen. The nurse performs which assessment technique next?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
Polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution (GoLYTELY) is prescribed for the female client scheduled for a colonoscopy. The client begins to experience diarrhea following the administration of the solution. What action by the nurse is appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
The nurse is caring for a male client with a diagnosis of chronic gastritis. The nurse monitors the client knowing that this client is at risk for which vitamin deficiency?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
The nurse is reviewing the medication record of a female client with acute gastritis. Which medication, if noted on the client’s record, would the nurse question?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
The nurse is assessing a male client 24 hours following a cholecystectomy. The nurse noted that the T-tube has drained 750 mL of green-brown drainage since the surgery. Which nursing intervention is appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 25
The nurse is monitoring a female client with a diagnosis of peptic ulcer. Which assessment findings would most likely indicate perforation of the ulcer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
A male client with a peptic ulcer is scheduled for a vagotomy and the client asks the nurse about the purpose of this procedure. Which response by the nurse best describes the purpose of a vagotomy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
The nurse is caring for a female client following a Billroth II procedure. Which postoperative order should the nurse question and verify?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
The nurse is providing discharge instructions to a male client following gastrectomy and instructs the client to take which measure to assist in preventing dumping syndrome?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
The nurse is monitoring a female client for the early signs and symptoms of dumping syndrome. Which of the following indicate this occurrence?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
The nurse is preparing a discharge teaching plan for the male client who had umbilical hernia repair. What should the nurse include in the plan?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
The nurse is instructing the male client who has an inguinal hernia repair how to reduce postoperative swelling following the procedure. What should the nurse tell the client?CorrectIncorrect
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