NSG 6001 Week 3 Knowledge Check
- A patient reports anal pruitis and occasional bleeding with defecation. An examination of the perianal area reveals external hemorrhoids around the anal orifice as the patient is bearing down. The provider orders a colonoscopy to further evaluate this patient. What is the treatment for this patient’s symptoms?
- What is the probable underlying pathology of irritable bowel syndrome according to research over the last decade?
- Which is the most common cause of pancreatitis in the United States?
- A patient has persistent epigastric pain occurring 2 to 3 hours after a meal. Which test is definitive for diagnosis peptic ulcer in this patient? nsg 6001 week 3
- A patient is noted to have prolonged bleeding after an intravenous needle is removed. A subsequent laboratory test reveals a prolonged activated partial thromboplastin (aPTT) time with a normal prothrombin time (PT). Based on this result, the provider may suspect alteration in function of which factor?