NCLEX RN Practice Question # 718

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 718.     Duodenal ulcers: Patients with duodenal ulcers may experience attacks about 2 hours after meals, whenever the stomach is empty, or after consuming orange juice, coffee, aspirin, or alcohol. Exacerbations tend to recur several times a year, then fade into remission. Such patients may report heart burn and…

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NCLEX RN Practice Question # 717

NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 717.     Cancers of the oral cavity, which can occur in any part of the mouth or throat, are curable if discovered early. These cancers are associated with the use of alcohol and tobacco. The combination of alcohol and tobacco seems to have a synergistic carcinogenic effect. About 95%…

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NCLEX RN Practice Question # 716

Pancreas The pancreas, nestled in the curve of the duodenum, stretches horizontally behind the stomach and extends to the spleen. The islets of Langerhans, which perform the endocrine function of this gland, contain alpha, beta, and delta cells. Alpha cells produce glucagon; beta cells, insulin; and delta cells, somatostatin. NCLEX Examination. Practice Question # 716….

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