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Question 1 1. Why is a strangulated hernia a medical emergency?
Question 2 2. When does a congenital diaphragmatic hernia occur?
Question 3 3. Choose the phrase that best differentiates a laparoscopic hernia procedure from an open hernia repair.
Question 4 4. Umbilical hernias can occur in _____.
Question 5 5. Which is most likely to be an indirect hernia vs. a direct hernia?
Question 6 6. Which of the following valid inguinal hernia treatment options is MOST likely to lead to a recurrence?
Question 7 7. Femoral hernias occur when a weak spot develops in the _____.
Question 8 8. Where is an epigastric hernia located?
Question 9 9. What is true about symptoms of a hiatal hernia?
Question 10 10. What type of hiatal hernia involves a body part, normally confined to the abdominal cavity, other than the stomach, bulging upward through the diaphragmatic esophageal hiatus?
Question 11 11. Bochdalek hernia is more common in _____.
Question 12 12. Hernias are likely to be caused by _____.
Question 13 13. What is an epigastric hernia?
Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true about femoral hernias?
Question 15 15. Parastomal hernias can interfere with a person's ability to _____, and should be carefully observed and monitored.
Question 16 16. A congenital diaphragmatic hernia is:
Question 17 17. Which type of hernia occurs mostly in men?
Question 18 18. Are symptoms of a hernia the same for men and women?
Question 19 19. What's the usual method of diagnosis with respect to an inguinal hernia?
Question 20 20. Splinting is a technique used to _____.
Question 21 21. When a hernia is unable to be reduced via non-surgical means, then we call this a(n) _____.
Question 22 22. What is a diaphragmatic hernia?
Question 23 23. Adults at risk for umbilical hernias include those who _____.
Question 24 24. In very small children, umbilical hernias are common and expected to _____.
Question 25 25. Which statement is NOT true about inguinal hernias?
Question 26 26. Which of the following people is a candidate for 'carefully watching' an inguinal hernia before electing surgery at a later date?
Question 27 27. _____, _____, and _____ are considered severe symptoms of a femoral hernia and require immediate medical attention.
Question 28 28. What is a hernia?
Question 29 29. What is a hiatal hernia?
You are a healthcare provider. Larry, a 62 year old male, comes into the hospital with a complaint of chest pain. You quickly order imaging studies that show Larry has a Type II hiatal hernia.