a Being vegetarian b Being alcoholic c Age d Gender ANS B Folate deficiency

A being vegetarian b being alcoholic c age d gender

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a.Being vegetarianb.Being alcoholicc.Aged.GenderANS:BFolate deficiency occurs more often in alcoholics and individuals who are malnourished because of fad diets or diets low in vegetables.A diet high in vegetables would help prevent folate deficiency.Age is not a factor in folate deficiency. Being alcoholic promotes the greatest risk, since this disorder is diet related.
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Gender is not a factor in folate deficiency. Being alcoholic promotes the greatest risk, since this disorder is diet related.REF:p. 50316.How should the nurse prepare a patient who is to receive a Schilling test for pernicious anemia?The Schilling test is performed by administering radioactive cobalamin and then measuring its excretion in the urine. Low urinary excretion is significant for pernicious anemia (PA).The Schilling test is performed by administering radioactive cobalamin and then measuring its excretion in the urine. Low urinary excretion is significant for PA. It does not involve the measurement of antigen-antibody complexes.The Schilling test is performed by administering radioactive cobalamin and then measuring its excretion in the urine. Low urinary excretion is significant for PA. It does not involve the measurement of serum ferritin and total iron-binding capacity.The Schilling test is performed by administering radioactive cobalamin and then measuring its excretion in the urine. Low urinary excretion is significant for PA. It does not involve the administration of folate.REF:p. 503
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17.A 67-year-old female has chronic gastrointestinal bleeding. A nurse recalls the primary cause of her anemia is:A continuous loss of blood is one of the most common causes of iron deficiency anemia (IDA).A continuous loss of blood is one of the most common causes of IDA; gastrointestinal bleeding does not lead to vitamin B12deficiency.A continuous loss of blood is one of the most common causes of IDA; gastrointestinal bleeding does not lead to folate deficiency.A continuous loss of blood is one of the most common causes of IDA; gastrointestinal bleedingdoes not lead to bone marrow failure.REF:p. 504
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