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 2: Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz (25 Questions)
Another set of NCLEX practice questions about gastrointestinal system disorders.
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Question 1 of 25
The nurse is caring for a hospitalized female client with a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. Which finding, if noted on assessment of the client, would the nurse report to the physician?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
The nurse is caring for a male client postoperatively following creation of a colostomy. Which nursing diagnosis should the nurse include in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
The nurse is reviewing the record of a female client with Crohn’s disease. Which stool characteristics should the nurse expect to note documented in the client’s record?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
The nurse is performing colostomy irrigation on a male client. During the irrigation, the client begins to complain of abdominal cramps. What is the appropriate nursing action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
The nurse is teaching a female client how to perform a colostomy irrigation. To enhance the effectiveness of the irrigation and fecal returns, what measure should the nurse instruct the client to do?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
For a client in hepatic coma, which outcome would be the most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
Jordin is a client with jaundice who is experiencing pruritus. Which nursing intervention would be included in the care plan for the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
Marie, a 51-year-old woman, is diagnosed with cholecystitis. Which diet, when selected by the client, indicates that the nurse’s teaching has been successful?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
The hospital administrator had undergone percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography. Which assessment finding indicates complication after the operation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
When planning home care for a client with hepatitis A, which preventive measure should be emphasized to protect the client’s family?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
For Jayvin who is taking antacids, which instruction would be included in the teaching plan?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
Which clinical manifestation would the nurse expect a client diagnosed with acute cholecystitis to exhibit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
Pierre, who is diagnosed with acute pancreatitis, is under the care of Nurse Bryan. Which intervention should the nurse include in the care plan for the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
When teaching a client about pancreatic function, the nurse understands that pancreatic lipase performs which function?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
A 52-year-old man was referred to the clinic due to increased abdominal girth. He is diagnosed with ascites by the presence of a fluid thrill and shifting dullness on percussion. After administering diuretic therapy, which nursing action would be most effective in ensuring safe care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
Which assessment finding indicates that lactulose is effective in decreasing the ammonia level in the client with hepatic encephalopathy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
Nurse Farrah is providing care for Kristoff who has jaundice. Which statement indicates that the nurse understands the rationale for instituting skin care measures for the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
Which rationale supports explaining the placement of an esophageal tamponade tube in a client who is hemorrhaging?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 25
For Rico who has chronic pancreatitis, which nursing intervention would be most helpful?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
Mr. Hasakusa is in end-stage liver failure. Which interventions should the nurse implement when addressing hepatic encephalopathy? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
For a client with hepatic cirrhosis who has altered clotting mechanisms, which intervention would be most important?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
A client with advanced cirrhosis has been diagnosed with hepatic encephalopathy. The nurse expects to assess for:CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
A client diagnosed with chronic cirrhosis who has ascites and pitting peripheral edema also has hepatic encephalopathy. Which of the following nursing interventions are appropriate to prevent skin breakdown? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
Which of the following will the nurse include in the care plan for a client hospitalized with viral hepatitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
Spironolactone (Aldactone) is prescribed for a client with chronic cirrhosis and ascites. The nurse should monitor the client for which of the following medication-related side effects?CorrectIncorrect
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