Chapter 5 Module Questions
Chapter 5 Module Questions AHC 115
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Chapter 5 Module Questions 1. What is the main site of digestion and absorption? a. small intestine 2. What is the main component absorbed through the digestive system? a. water 3. Mrs. Kreider’s blood tests showed ______. a. increased white blood cell count 4. What causes nausea? a. irritation of specific nerve endings in the stomach 5. Mrs. Kreider has bouts of ___ and ___. a. cramping b. diarrhea/constipation 6. Causes of constipation are ______ and ______. a. slow peristalsis b. inadequate diet 7. Long term irritation of the esophagus is called _____. a. Barrett esophagus 8. Painful inflammatory disease of intestines caused by bacteria or virus is _____. a. dysentery 9. One autoimmune form of colitis is __________. a. ulcerative colitis (AKA Crohn’s Disease) 10. The doctor wants to rule out what condition for Mrs. Kreider? a. diverticulitis 11. Saclike pouches in the intestinal wall are called _____. a. diverticula 12. Mrs. Kreider’s husband wondered if she had what condition? a. hepatitis 13. Mrs. Kreider had what diagnostic procedure? a. sigmoidoscopy 14. Mrs. Kreider’s treatment included ____ and _____. a. laxatives b. increasing soluble and nonsoluble fiber in her diet 15. What is the name of a treatment for esophageal varices? a. surgical banding 16. What can occur with unchecked pancreatitis? a. necrosis (tissue death) b. fluidfilled pseudocysts c. shock, renal failure and respiratory collapse
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