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, biliary, and more. This exam aims to provide a better understanding of the importance of providing patients with appropriate care following gastrointestinal procedures and addressing both physical and emotional issues to assist the patient’s continuing care. Accomplish this exam and do good on your NCLEX!
Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice Quiz
This section contains the practice problems and questions about gastrointestinal disorders and their nursing management. This nursing test bank set includes 300+ questions partitioned into two parts. The topics included 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:
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 50 Questions
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 50 Questions
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #4: 50 Questions
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #5: 50 Questions
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #6: 50 Questions
- Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #7: 35 Questions
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Question 1 of 50
Which of the following complications is thought to be the most common cause of appendicitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
Which of the following terms best describes the pain associated with appendicitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
Which of the following nursing interventions should be implemented to manage a client with appendicitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
Which of the following definitions best describes gastritis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
Which of the following substances is most likely to cause gastritis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
Which of the following definitions best describes diverticulosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
Which of the following types of diets is implicated in the development of diverticulosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
Which of the following mechanisms can facilitate the development of diverticulosis into diverticulitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
Which of the following symptoms indicated diverticulosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
Which of the following tests should be administered to a client suspected of having diverticulosis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
Medical management of the client with diverticulitis should include which of the following treatments?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
Crohn’s disease can be described as a chronic relapsing disease. Which of the following areas in the GI system may be involved with this disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
Which area of the alimentary canal is the most common location for Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
Which of the following factors is believed to be linked to Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
Which of the following factors is believed to cause ulcerative colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
Fistulas are most common with which of the following bowel disorders?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
Which of the following areas is the most common site of fistulas in clients with Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
Which of the following associated disorders may a client with ulcerative colitis exhibit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
Which of the following associated disorders may the client with Crohn’s disease exhibit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
Which of the following symptoms may be exhibited by a client with Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
Which of the following symptoms is associated with ulcerative colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
If a client had irritable bowel syndrome, which of the following diagnostic tests would determine if the diagnosis is Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
Which of the following interventions should be included in the medical management of Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
In a client with Crohn’s disease, which of the following symptoms should not be a direct result of antibiotic therapy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Surgical management of ulcerative colitis may be performed to treat which of the following complications?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
Which of the following medications is most effective for treating the pain associated with irritable bowel disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
During the first few days of recovery from ostomy surgery for ulcerative colitis, which of the following aspects should be the first priority of client care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
Colon cancer is most closely associated with which of the following conditions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
Which of the following diets is most commonly associated with colon cancer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
Which of the following diagnostic tests should be performed annually over age 50 to screen for colon cancer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
Radiation therapy is used to treat colon cancer before surgery for which of the following reasons?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
Which of the following symptoms is a client with colon cancer most likely to exhibit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
A client has just had surgery for colon cancer. Which of the following disorders might the client develop?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
A client with gastric cancer may exhibit which of the following symptoms?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
Which of the following diagnostic tests may be performed to determine if a client has gastric cancer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
A client with gastric cancer can expect to have surgery for resection. Which of the following should be the nursing management priority for the preoperative client with gastric cancer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Care for the postoperative client after gastric resection should focus on which of the following problems?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
Which of the following complications of gastric resection should the nurse teach the client to watch for?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
A client with rectal cancer may exhibit which of the following symptoms?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
A client with which of the following conditions may be likely to develop rectal cancer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Which of the following treatments is used for rectal cancer but not for colon cancer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
Which of the following conditions is most likely to directly cause peritonitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
Which of the following symptoms would a client in the early stages of peritonitis exhibit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
Which of the following laboratory results would be expected in a client with peritonitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
Which of the following therapies is not included in the medical management of a client with peritonitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
Which of the following aspects is the priority focus of nursing management for a client with peritonitis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
A client with irritable bowel syndrome is being prepared for discharge. Which of the following meal plans should the nurse give the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
A client presents to the emergency room, reporting that he has been vomiting every 30 to 40 minutes for the past 8 hours. Frequent vomiting puts him at risk for which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
Five days after undergoing surgery, a client develops a small bowel obstruction. A Miller-Abbott tube is inserted for bowel decompression. Which nursing diagnosis takes priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
When teaching an elderly client how to prevent constipation, which of the following instructions should the nurse include?CorrectIncorrect
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According to ATI Edition 11.0, Meperidine is discouraged in treating pain for acute pancreatitis. There is a risk for seizures, especially in older adult clients. However, the rationale in Quiz 1 #12 says meperidine is the drug of choice instead of morphine sulfate.
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Quiz #2, question #31 the correct abdominal assessment is
Inspection, Auscultation, Percussion, Palpation
In the answer says: inspection, auscultation, palpation and percussion !!! That’s WRONG!!!
This has been fixed. Yes, the correct sequence should be inspection, auscultation, percussion, and lastly palpation. Thanks for letting us know.
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Gastrointestinal System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions Question 48. I believe the correct answer should be
Option C: A healthy stoma is pinkish-red and moist. The stoma should stick out slightly from the skin. It is normal to see a little mucus. Spots of blood or a small amount of bleeding from the stoma is normal.
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