A patient with postoperative hemorrhage admits taking, but not reporting, multiple dietary supplements. Which dietary supplement does the provider identify as a likely contributor to the patient's bleeding?
A patient who uses nutritional therapy to manage an elevated cholesterol level reports experiencing flushing after taking these supplements. The provider will question the patient concerning intake of which vitamin?
A patient who recently immigrated from a third world country is thin and malnourished. The provider notes that the patient has loose and missing teeth, gingivitis, and bleeding gums as well as multiple sores and ecchymoses. What vitamin deficiency does the provider suspect?
A pregnant patient asks about the risks and benefits of using ginger root to treat morning sickness during pregnancy. After a discussion with the provider, which patient's statement indicates a need for further teaching?
A patient with severe alcohol use disorder is brought to the emergency department with ataxia, double-vision, and confusion. The examination reveals nystagmus. Which vitamin will the provider prescribe?