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Chapter 35 Nutrition Results You completed "Chapter 35: Nutrition " by reaching a mastery level of 3 on Chapter 35: Nutrition! Congratulations! You've reached Mastery Level 3 for "Chapter 35: Nutrition" ! Completed In 34m 28s Correctly Answered 9 of 10 questions Take a Practice Quiz See your Overall Performance See your Quiz History Performance by chapter What's this? Chapter 35: Nutrition 7 quizzes taken 3 Your mastery 3.04 Class average View performance for all chapters Answer Key Question 1 See full question During a visit to the pediatrician's office, a mother inquires about adding solid foods to the diet of her infant age 6 months. What does the nurse inform the mother? You Selected: New foods should be introduced one at a time for a period of five to seven days. Correct response:
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New foods should be introduced one at a time for a period of five to seven days. Explanation: Solid foods are generally introduced between 4 and 6 months of age. New foods should be introduced one at a time for a period of five to seven days so that any allergic reaction can be identified. Iron-fortified foods are recommended. Reference: Taylor, C., et al. Fundamentals of Nursing , 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015, p. 1210. Chapter 35: Nutrition - Page 1210 Question 2 See full question A female client has developed an abscess following abdominal surgery, and her food intake has been decreasing over the past 2 weeks. Which laboratory finding may suggest the need for nutritional support? You Selected: Low serum albumin levels Correct response: Low serum albumin levels Explanation: Serum albumin levels are a good indicator of a client's nutritional status; decreased levels are suggestive of malnutrition. Protein in the client's urine, low blood sugars, and increased white blood cells are not necessarily indicative of malnutrition. Reference: Taylor, C., et al. Fundamentals of Nursing , 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015, p. 1218. Chapter 35: Nutrition - Page 1218 Question 3 See full question
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An older adult client has a decubitus ulcer with drainage, dysphagia, and immobility. She consumes less than 300 calories per day and has a large amount of interstitial fluid. The client is in a state of: You Selected: negative nitrogen balance. Correct response: negative nitrogen balance. Explanation: A negative nitrogen balance exists when excretion of nitrogen exceeds the intake. Reference: Taylor, C., et al. Fundamentals of Nursing , 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015, p. 1202. Chapter 35: Nutrition - Page 1202 Question 4 See full question A physician orders nutritional therapy administered via a central vein for a patient who cannot take foods orally. What is the term for this type of nutrition?
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