Understanding & Treating Hernias Chapter Exam

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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?

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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?

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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.

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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 _____.

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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?

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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?

Use this material to answer question #30

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.

Question 30 30. In Larry, which body part has herniated upwards through the diaphragmatic esophageal hiatus?

Understanding & Treating Hernias Chapter Exam Instructions

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