MSII Test 4.txt
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MSII Test 4.txt
MSII Test 4
How often to check BS?
Every 6 hours
What is the clinical manifestation of dumping syndrome?
What is a steroid what makes people eat?
What is a cause of oral cancer?
What is the greatest priority after oral cancer surgery?
Pain, monitor swelling
People with blood type A have what kind of ulcers?
People with blood type O have what kind of ulcers?
What is important after fat surgery?
What is a big cause of diarrhea?
When hernia cannot be manipulated back into place, it is
irreducible or incarcerated
What do you tell people with diverticulitis?
No seed foods, increase fiber
What is a risk factor for diverticulitis?
What does the liver do?
Toxic waste dump in the body
What do heparin and Coumadin do?
Do not thin blood, but act on clotting factors
What may cause itching skin?
What is the big thing re: liver biopsy?
Watch for bleeding
What is the most common hep?
What are signs of fluid retention?
Edema, abdominal girth, increase in BP
People with hep
need to have 3000 ml of fluid, skin color will return in 2-4 weeks
Who has the highest rate of death from cirrhosis?
What drug makes you poop out ammonia in the liver?
What is left inflated in someone for 24-48 hours?
If a patient�s bilirubin levels are decreasing, what does that mean?
Liver function is responding
Why should patients with cirrhosis rest?
So liver can regenerate
If ammonia continues to rise in patient with cirrhosis, diet will need to be modified to restrict
How would a nurse monitor for acites?
Daily wt, abdominal girth
An increase in ammonia levels contribute to hepatic encephalopathy. As it increases, what nursing intervention should be added?
Pt with hep A should avoid sharing what?
Low sodium diet
baked chicken, white rice, apple juice
What helps kidneys retain serum?
What precautions do you use for someone what hep B?
What is twisting of the bowel?
If someone had hep b four years ago, what does nurse need to teach?
Pt becomes carrier
What are signs of peritonitis?
Increased SED, WBC, hypotension, tachycardia
What is dumping syndrome?
Fluid shift from bloodstream to intestine
Is blood around stoma good or bad?
Good-shows good blood flow to stoma
What do you inspect for with ileostomy?
Bleeding and color
Sweating post tube feeding
Nursing consideration for pt with lesions removed from mouth?
After esophageal surgery, what is the best way to avoid regurgitation?
What do you do with a poop specimen?
Leave at room temperature
If there is an obstruction, what is the best finding?
Stable vitals, I&O, moist mucous membranes
What ulcer is in hospital setting?
What vaccines are there for hep?
How do lab tests change with cirrhosis?
Elevated serum and urine bili; elevated serum enzymes; decreased serum protein, cholesterol, prolonged PT; CBC has low RBC, WBC, platelets