INSTRUCTIONS Hepatitis goes viral
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Hepatitis goes viral
GENERAL PURPOSE: To provide nurses with information about viral hepatitis. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, you should be able to: 1. Differentiate five types of viral hepatitis. 2. Identify possible complications of viral hepatitis. 3. Discuss management strategies for five types of viral hepatitis.
- Which hepatitis virus is transmitted by the fecal-oral route?
- Pathophysiologic changes of hepatitis typically cause pain in the
- left lower quadrant.
- right lower quadrant.
- right upper quadrant.
- left upper quadrant.
- The stool of patients with hepatitis and hyperbilirubinemia is described as
- dark-green colored.
- When hepatitis is caused by a virus, lab findings usually show
- ALT higher than AST.
- AST higher than ALT.
- low alkaline phosphatase levels.
- low serum total bilirubin levels.
- Which of the following is commonly monitored to assess hepatic dysfunction?
- white blood cells
- international normalized ratio
- red blood cells
- What physical assessment finding is related to hypoalbuminemia?
- peripheral edema
- Patients with HAV usually return to their optimal level of health within
- 2 weeks.
- 4 weeks.
- 6 weeks.
- 8 weeks.
- Patients with chronic HBV infection may be treated with
- TwinRix is a combination vaccine for
- HCV and HAV.
- HDV and HCV.
- HAV and HBV.
- HBV and HDV.
- Vaccination against HBV typically requires injections given
- exclusively to adults.
- in a series of three doses.
- over a period of 3 months.
- after HBV has been diagnosed.
- All of the following are extrahepatic complications of chronic HCVexcept
- hepatocellular carcinoma.
- autoimmune thyroiditis.
- Ribavirin treats chronic HCV infection by
- promoting angiogenesis.
- inhibiting viral replication.
- reducing T-lymphocyte activity.
- inhibiting macrophage activity.
- HDV is a defective virus that causes infection only in the presence of
- Prophylaxis for patients at risk for HDV includes
- peginterferon alfa-2a.
- peginterferon alfa-2b.
- hepatitis A vaccine.
- hepatitis B vaccine.
- Which virus is self-limiting and requires only symptomatic and supportive care?
- The urine of patients with hepatitis and hyperbilirubinemia is usually
- dark ambler.
- fluorescent blue.
- Educate patients with hepatitis to avoid all the followingexcept
- blood transfusions.
- unprotected sex.
- Altered liver function may result in which lab abnormality?