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Critical Care Nursing for the Liver & Kidneys Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cholangitis is traditionally caused by _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a common symptom of pyelonephritis?

Question 3 3. Which blood substance in high levels indicates kidney damage?

Question 4 4. Which AAST liver injury classification would require surgery?

Question 5 5. David is experiencing liver damage. However, he has not shared needles or gotten any blood transfusions and he does not use alcohol or drugs. Which of the following is the most likely cause of David's liver damage?

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Question 6 6. Flank (side) pain is most likely going to be part of _____.

Question 7 7. Monitoring a liver laceration that doesn't require surgery includes all of the following EXCEPT _____?

Question 8 8. What is the most common treatment for infections caused by Proteus mirabilis?

Question 9 9. What is one complication that could arise from a bruised kidney?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following might be increased or decreased as a result of something OTHER THAN liver damage?

I. AST

II. Bilirubin

III. ALP

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Question 11 11. What can cause liver damage?

Question 12 12. Liver damage can be caused by cancer. What treatments can be done to reduce liver damage in cancer patients?

Question 13 13. What is emphysematous pyelonephritis?

Question 14 14. Epiploic appendagitis might occur when they are twisted. What is this properly called?

Question 15 15.

Bacteria reach the kidneys, and cause pyelonephritis, by way of _____.

I. The bloodstream

II. An ascending infection

III. Surgical contamination

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Question 16 16. When administering an initial intravenous fluid bolus, which of the following is correct?

Question 17 17. If you were a doctor, you'd be most concerned with a patient of yours developing calciphylaxis if they have _____.

Question 18 18. Which is NOT a symptom of a liver laceration?

Question 19 19. If you have a patient with severe pyelonephritis (assume a bacterial infection), you'll need to _____. Choose the best answer.

Question 20 20.

You're a doctor who recognizes that, given your patient's medical history and signs and symptoms, has a severe form of cholangitis. What signs/symptoms do you see that tip you off to this?

I. Charcot's Triad

II. Hypotension

III. Confusion

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Question 21 21. How long will a pregnant woman typically require treatment with antibiotics for pyelonephritis?

Question 22 22. How does high blood pressure cause kidney disease?

Question 23 23. Which is NOT a possible complication of a liver laceration?

Question 24 24. Joseph is a fifty year old man and comes to your clinic complaining of nausea, abdominal pain, and jaundice. After a short survey of his lifestyle you find that he is a heavy drinker and has been for most of his life. Which of the following is the most likely cause of Joseph's symptoms?

Question 25 25. Cystitis, more commonly, is used to refer to _____.

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Question 26 26. What is a liver laceration?

Question 27 27. What is the most common way that Proteus mirabilis gets into the urinary tract?

Question 28 28. What is another term for a bruised kidney?

Question 29 29. What are ALP, AST, and ALT?

Question 30 30. What is cirrhosis?

Critical Care Nursing for the Liver & Kidneys Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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