Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches, Fifth Edition
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End of Chapter Test Questions

Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  The major nutritional problems that the health team encounters among patients scheduled for surgery are ______ and ______.
A: anxiety
B: undernutrition
C: pain
D: overnutrition
E: b and d

2:  Low protein reserves can cause all except which of the following conditions?
A: shock and edema
B: muscle wasting
C: anxiety
D: liver damage

3:  Sufficient fluids are supplied in the diet to replace losses from all except:
A: edema.
B: diuresis.
C: vomiting.
D: drainage.

4:  A minimum of 1200 calories per day from carbohydrate and fat is required for proteinsparing of the postoperative patient.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

5:  The major problem in preoperative patients is under- or overnutrition.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

6:  Decreased protein increases antibody formation.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

7:  It is more important to increase total calories than carbohydrate in the preoperative diet.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

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