Mrs. Carroll is an 81-year-old female who is going to have a surgical procedure for removal of an obstructing
large-bowel tumor. While assessing her nutritional status, the AGACNP knows that which of the following is a severe risk factor for poor surgical outcome?
A.Admitting body mass index of 18.1 kg/m2
B. 3 day dietary history of < 1200 calories daily
C. A serum albumin of 3.2 g/dL
D. Unplanned weight loss of 8 lbs. in the last 6 months.