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Understanding Elimination in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This is the term used for the remnants of undigested food that passes through the large intestine.

Question 2 2. A person suffering from depression may experience a slowing of this, which is the term used to describe the muscular movements within the digestive tract that push food along.

Question 3 3. The defecation reflex is activated when feces arrives in this structure.

Question 4 4. In diarrhea, there is:

Question 5 5. This is the last section of the large intestine that acts as a temporary storage space for feces before elimination.

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Question 6 6. Secretory diarrhea is most likely to be caused by:

Question 7 7. ___is/are a common cause of diarrhea.

Question 8 8. Fruits, vegetables and beans are high in this dietary substance, which promotes regularity and helps move food through the digestive tract.

Question 9 9. Dairy foods may contribute to this condition that can be described as difficulty with bowel elimination.

Question 10 10. When it comes to ease of bowel elimination, this general rule can be applied to fluid intake.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a common factor known to influence bowel elimination?

Question 12 12.

Diarrhea is defined as:

I. An increased frequency of bowel movements with a concomitant passage of liquefied stool

II. A stool volume of greater than 10 mL/kg/d in infants and young children

III. A stool weight of more than 400 g/d in teenagers and adults

Question 13 13. While peristalsis helps move feces through the colon, much of the movement is the result of these strong contractions that occur one to four times a day.

Question 14 14. Amy has the runs. She runs to the bathroom once. Never has a problem again. She most likely has:

Question 15 15. This final muscular ring is under your voluntary control giving you control over when to eliminate wastes.

Understanding Elimination in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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