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measures to reduce the risk of aspiration if GRV is between 250 and 500 mL.The home care nurse is seeing the following patients. Which patient is at greatest risk for experiencinginadequate nutrition?A) A 55-year-old obese man recently diagnosed with diabetes mellitusB) A recently widowed 76-year-old woman recovering from a mild strokeC) A 22-year-old mother with a 3-year-old toddler who had tonsillectomy surgeryD) A 46-year-old man recovering at home following coronary artery bypass surgeryB
Older adults who are homebound and have a chronic illness have additional nutritional risks. Frequentlythis group lives alone with few or no social or financial resources to assist in obtaining or preparingnutritionally sound meals. This contributes to a risk for food insecurity caused by low income andpoverty. In addition, the mild stroke might cause dysphagia.Which statement made by a patient of a 2-month-old infant requires further education?
first 4 to 6 months of life. The development of fine-motor skills of the hand and fingers parallels theinfant's interest in food and self-feeding. Iron-fortified cereals are typically the first semisolid food to beintroduced. For infants 4 to 11 months, cereals are the most important nonmilk source of protein.The nurse is teaching a program on healthy nutrition at the senior community center. Which pointsshould be included in the program for older adults? (Select all that apply.)
Caution older adults to avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice because these impair absorption of manydrugs. Thirst sensation diminishes, leading to inadequate fluid intake or dehydration; thus older adultsshould be encouraged to ingest adequate fluids. Some older adults avoid meats because of cost orbecause they are difficult to chew. Cream soups and meat-based vegetable soups are nutrient-densesources of protein. Cheese, eggs, and peanut butter are also useful high-protein alternatives. Milkcontinues to be an important food for older women and men who need adequate calcium to protectagainst osteoporosis (a decrease of bone mass density). Screening and treatment are necessary for botholder men and women. Vitamin D supplements are important for improving strength and balance,

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