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Question

The nurse is instructing a client in preparation for a colonoscopy. The nurse should explain that the client:
 
  1. will need to be NPO for 8-12 hours prior to the exam.
  2. will be given a soap-suds water enema shortly before the exam.
  3. is permitted to drink clear liquids up until the time of the exam.
  4. should eat a low-residue meal the evening before the exam.

Question 2

The nurse is assigned to care for a client with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse recognizes that the client's impaired liver function will affect:
 
  1. formation of hydrochloric acid.
  2. metabolism of drugs.
  3. production of digestive enzymes.
  4. formation of red blood cells.

Question 3

A client is admitted with malnutrition. The nurse should expect laboratory studies to show:
 
  1. elevated bilirubin levels.
  2. decreased alkaline phosphate level.
  3. elevated blood sugar.
  4. decreased albumin levels.

Question 4

The nurse is caring for an older client with periodontal disease and recognizes that this can be a cause of:
 
  1. tooth loss.
  2. excessive dryness in the mouth.
  3. furrows in the tongue.
  4. excessive craving of salty foods.

Question 5

A client is found to have the H. pylori antibody. The nurse understands that the client:
 
  1. has a current or past infection with H. pylori.
  2. will be at increased risk for diarrhea.
  3. will not need to be medicated for gastric reflux.
  4. has had a recent viral infection.

Question 6

A client is scheduled to have esophageal manometry testing. Prior to the test, nursing responsibilities include:
 
  1. medicating the client with an antihistamine.
  2. keeping the client NPO for 12 hours prior to the test.
  3. withholding food and fluids for 8 hours before the test.
  4. restricting intake to clear liquids for 4 hours prior to the test.

Question 7

The nurse is caring for a client being treated for pancreatitis. Which laboratory study best indicates the treatment is being effective?
 
  1. Decreased bilirubin level
  2. Normal lipase level
  3. Normal liver function tests
  4. Elevated amylase level

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