Midterm Review - NUTR 4102 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. The purpose of nutritional screening is to a. identify patients at nutritional risk. b. determine a patient’s nutritional problem. c. categorize patients as high or moderate risk. d. assess the patient’s nutritional status. 2. A nutrient intake analysis (NIA) or calorie count should be recorded for _____ hours. a. 48 b. 72 c. 24 d. 36 3. What is a limitation of using the 24-hour recall and the food frequency? a. The patient’s level of literacy b. The time required to collect data c. The lack of tools for conducting these d. Reliance on the patient’s memory 4. Which of the following was identified by a survey of clinical nutrition managers as being among the most common criteria used for nutrition screening? a. History of medical diseases b. Food allergies and intolerances c. Skin breakdown d. Chewing and swallowing status 5. The Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST) relies on what factors for the determination of nutritional risk in adults? a. Body mass index, eating habits, functional status b. Body mass index, blood albumin and cholesterol levels, clinical signs c. Body mass index, weight loss, acute disease effect on intake d. Body mass index, medical diagnosis, blood albumin level 6. Malnutrition was uncovered as a major problem in U.S. hospitals in the 1970s, but this is no longer a problem. a. True b. False 7. In the patient’s _____ history, you would you most likely find out about the patient’s cultural views related to health care. a. medical b. social c. medication d. dietary 8. The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) relies on ____________ . a. 24-hour diet recall b. Reliable usual body weight c. The Lorentz formula for ideal body weight d. Having a NIA available 9. Height assessment on children younger than 2 to 3 years of age should be performed a. with the child recumbent. b. using the arm span. c. using a stationary meter. d. using the sitting height. 10. Mid-upper arm circumference (MAC) combined with triceps skinfold thickness (TSF) measurements provide information about a. risk of obesity-related diseases. b. measure of adiposity. c. BMI. d. arm muscle and arm fat area. 11. During the assessment of nutritional status, which of the following is the most objective measure? a. Obtaining a dietary history b. Evaluating biochemical tests c. Observing meal consumption d. Evaluating height and weight based on reference standards
12. The skinfold sites most useful for measurement of body fat are a. at the biceps and triceps. b. below the scapula and above the biceps. c. at the triceps and below the scapula. d.
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