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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 19 :

Nutritional Concepts and Related Therapies

Quiz 19 :

Nutritional Concepts and Related Therapies

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How many kcal/g does 1 g of alcohol provide?
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D

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The nurse is explaining the activity recommendations from the USDA's new MyPlate plan.What is the minimum amount of moderate weekly exercise needed to balance nutritional intake?
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C

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The nurse is providing information about high cholesterol levels.What is the rationale for avoiding saturated fats?
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C

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When reviewing a patient's dietary intake,the nurse recommends that sugar consumption be reduced to the recommended daily level.What is this level?
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What is the body's storage form of carbohydrates,usually found in the liver with some storage in the muscles?
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The nurse is educating a group of high school students regarding nutrition.How should the nurse respond when the students ask what occurs when protein,mineral,iron,and fat combine?
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The nurse explains that a patient with a heart problem should follow a decreased sodium diet.What will this diet help reduce the risk for or prevent?
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The patient complains to the nurse that he feels terrible since he has been taking several different kinds of vitamin preparations.What should the nurse assess for indications of vitamin toxicity?
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When discussing the digestion and metabolism of fat,the nurse tells the patient who has a history of cholecystitis and who is on a low-fat diet that fat must be emulsified to be digested.What is the substance necessary for emulsification?
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The body uses 22 common amino acids,but 9 of them must be obtained from protein in the diet.What are these proteins considered?
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What are elements that are found in food and necessary for good health but that the body cannot make?
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What is the term for stored fat that insulates the body and serves as a cushion to protect organs?
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What has replaced the USDA's Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)?
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A fit,young woman was at zero nitrogen balance.The nurse discovers that this patient is now pregnant with her first child.For what is this patient at risk?
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The nurse cautions a patient with a pancreatic disorder that will interfere with the digestion of fats and may lead to a clotting disorder.What is the cause of these potential problems?
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To demonstrate the energy-producing potential of different foods,the nurse explains that 3 g of lean meat produces 12 kcal/g.How many kcal/g does 3 g of fish oil produce?
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The nurse is educating a patient on a vegan diet.What supplement will the nurse encourage this patient to take to avoid a deficiency?
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A patient taking a diuretic is assessed by the nurse as having an erratic pulse and muscle weakness.What should the nurse suspect is deficient?
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The nurse makes nutrition a focus in the care plan.Where does nutrition play the most important role?
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The home health nurse is caring for a patient that has undergone removal of a part of the stomach.For what should the nurse carefully assess this patient?
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