Question 2 of 12

Patients with NSAID-induced ulcers are more likely to have which of the following? Select all that apply.

Superficial ulcer depth

A duodenal ulcer

Stress-related mucosal bleeding

Damage to the gastric mucosa

Answer d is correct. NSAID-induced ulcers typically develop in the gastric mucosa.

Answer a is incorrect. Superficial ulcer depth is common with Helicobacter pylori–induced ulcers.

Answer b is incorrect. Ulcers caused by H. pylori are more common in the duodenum than the stomach.

Answer c is incorrect. Stress-related mucosal bleeding is associated with a major stressful event (mechanical ventilation, trauma, burns, surgery, organ failure, or sepsis).