Types of Incontinence and Gastrointestinal Disorders Quiz

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What is a common nursing intervention for bowel elimination?

Enema medication

What should a nurse educate a client on regarding bowel diversion or surgical procedures?

Signs of possible skin irritation

Which intervention can help reduce abdominal distention and subsequent nausea and vomiting?

NG tube insertion

What should a nurse look for in a client at high risk for skin breakdown?

Ulceration in areas of intact skin

How should a nurse clean the skin of a client with an ostomy?

Clean the skin with soap-free cleanser and use moisturizing cream

What is the purpose of nasogastric decompression?

To decompress the stomach and reduce abdominal distention

What can influence stool production according to the text?

Dietary considerations

What is a common effect of stress incontinence in females?

Inability to control urination

What can cause accidental bowel leakage according to the text?


Which symptom is associated with urinary leakage due to nerve damage?

Urinary frequency

What lifestyle modification can help prevent constipation according to the text?

Exercising regularly

What intervention is usually needed to address incomplete bladder emptying?

Bladder retraining

What is the normal color of urine indicating proper hydration?

Light yellow

Which organ is responsible for filtering 120 to 150 quarts of blood daily?


What causes urine to have a dark brown color?


Which part of the urinary system holds up to 2 cups of urine before signaling the brain to empty?


What happens when some foods like blackberries and beets are consumed?

Stool color changes to red

Which of the following is a symptom of age-related changes in urinary function?

Urinary retention

What is a common manifestation of chronic disease affecting the G.I. tract?

Painful bumps under the skin

Which intervention involves the placement of a tube to drain urine from the kidney into an external pouch?


What is a potential complication associated with ostomy care?

Hernia prolapse

Which procedure may involve creating a stoma through the abdominal wall for the passage of body waste?

Fecal diversion

What lifestyle change involves setting a schedule to use the bathroom?

Bladder training

Which procedure is associated with males with incontinence and aims to prevent urinary tract infections?

Condom catheter

What is used for clients with limited mobility or restrictions and is intended to collect urine or feces?

Urinal and bed pan

What is the most common type of urinary incontinence?

Urge incontinence

What is the main symptom of dehydration?


Which condition involves the formation of mineral deposits in the kidneys?

Kidney stones

What is a common risk factor for kidney stones?

Frequent urinary tract infections

Which medication can affect urine production?

Iron supplements

What is a common manifestation of kidney failure?

Nausea and vomiting

How is bowel incontinence defined?

Loss of control over bowel movements

What is the recommended preventive measure for diverticulitis?

High fiber diet

Crohn's disease typically affects which part of the body?


Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Constipation predominant (IBS-C) is characterized by what type of bowel movement?

Hard or lumpy

Test your knowledge on different types of incontinence like reflex incontinent, overflow incontinence, and functional incontinence, along with gastrointestinal disorders such as constipation, diarrhea, and manifestations of these conditions. Explore interventions and risk factors associated with these health issues.

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