Midterm Review - NUTR 4102
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
The purpose of nutritional screening is to
identify patients at nutritional risk.
determine a patient’s nutritional problem.
categorize patients as high or moderate
assess the patient’s nutritional status.
A nutrient intake analysis (NIA) or calorie
count should be recorded for _____ hours.
What is a limitation of using the 24-hour
recall and the food frequency?
The patient’s level of literacy
The time required to collect data
The lack of tools for conducting these
Reliance on the patient’s memory
Which of the following was identified by a
survey of clinical nutrition managers as
being among the most common criteria used
for nutrition screening?
History of medical diseases
Food allergies and intolerances
Chewing and swallowing status
The Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool
(MUST) relies on what factors for the
determination of nutritional risk in adults?
Body mass index, eating habits,
Body mass index, blood albumin and
cholesterol levels, clinical signs
Body mass index, weight loss, acute
disease effect on intake
Body mass index, medical diagnosis,
blood albumin level
Malnutrition was uncovered as a major
problem in U.S. hospitals in the 1970s, but this
is no longer a problem.
In the patient’s _____ history, you would you
most likely find out about the patient’s cultural
views related to health care.
The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI)
relies on ____________ .
24-hour diet recall
Reliable usual body weight
The Lorentz formula for ideal body weight
Having a NIA available
Height assessment on children younger than 2
to 3 years of age should be performed
with the child recumbent.
using the arm span.
using a stationary meter.
using the sitting height.
Mid-upper arm circumference (MAC)
combined with triceps skinfold thickness (TSF)
measurements provide information about
risk of obesity-related diseases.
measure of adiposity.
arm muscle and arm fat area.
During the assessment of nutritional status,
which of the following is the most objective
Obtaining a dietary history
Evaluating biochemical tests
Observing meal consumption
Evaluating height and weight based on
The skinfold sites most useful for
measurement of body fat are
at the biceps and triceps.
below the scapula and above the biceps.
at the triceps and below the scapula.
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