Gerontological Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 5 :

Nutrition and Aging

Quiz 5 :

Nutrition and Aging

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The nurse is planning interventions to reduce an older client's risk of dehydration. Which intervention would result in the client's dehydration?
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The nurse is instructing an older client on the use of MyPlate to ensure an adequate nutritional intake. Which meal choices require further teaching? Select all that apply.
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B,E

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The nurse instructed an older client on the importance of maintaining adequate hydration. Which statement by the client most indicates that additional teaching is needed?
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A

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An older client is receiving feedings through a permanent feeding tube. Which nursing intervention will decrease this client's risk of aspiration?
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The nurse is concerned that an older client exhibits lethargy and headache. What other assessments does the nurse perform immediately? Select all that apply.
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When planning care, which older client does the nurse identify as being most at risk for malnutrition? Select all that apply.
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An older client is prescribed diet supplementation to combat unintentional weight loss. How should the nurse provide these supplements to the client?
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What should the nurse instruct a caregiver to do to assist a cognitively impaired older client to self-feed?
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A resident in the nursing home is diagnosed with undernutrition and is unable to take in adequate food despite efforts by the multidisciplinary team and family members. Prior to insertion of a permanent feeding tube, which issue needs to be considered?
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The nurse has completed the teaching for an older client with prescribed metformin. Which statement made by the client best indicates that the client understands the teaching?
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What should the nurse instruct an older client to do to support healthy eating habits? Select all that apply.
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During an assessment, the nurse determines that an older client takes medication for atrial fibrillation and takes over-the-counter supplements to enhance nutritional status. Which supplements most concern the nurse? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is discussing proper nutrition with older community members at a senior citizen center. What should the nurse teach as general guidelines for healthy older individuals? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is caring for an older client who is receiving phenytoin. Which nutrition-related points does the nurse teach the client? Select all that apply.
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An older client without any major health problems is experiencing decreased strength and endurance while performing some activities. What should the nurse explain as the reason for the change in strength and endurance?
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Which older client is at greatest risk for vitamin D deficiency?
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Which observation made by the nurse most suggests that a client is having difficulty swallowing?
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Which older client with a feeding tube would the nurse identify as being at the highest risk of dehydration?
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An older client who is post-cerebral vascular accident is receiving enteral feedings and is experiencing abdominal cramps and liquid stools. Which is the best nursing intervention to reduce the client's cramping and diarrhea?
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Which assessment data best indicates to the nurse that an older client is experiencing undernutrition?
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