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

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1:  The effects of congenital heart disease on the nutritional status of a child include all but:
A: growth retardation.
B: esophageal varices.
C: lack of energy.
D: inadequate absorption.

2:  Congenital heart disease can retard a child's growth by:
A: elevating body temperature.
B: increasing thyroid activity.
C: decreasing intestinal absorption.
D: all of the above.

3:  Energy supplements suitable for infants with congenital heart defects include:
A: MCT oil and corn oil.
B: Karo syrup.
C: pablum and albumin.
D: a and b.

4:  Guidelines for nutrient distribution for the infant with congenital heart disease should be in the range of:
A: 50% carbohydrate, 20% protein, 30% fat.
B: 35%-65% carbohydrate, 10% protein, 35%-50% fat.
C: 30% carbohydrate, 30% protein, 60% fat.
D: none of the above.

5:  The electrolytes that must be closely monitored in the diet when congenital heart disease is present are:
A: sodium, chloride, and potassium.
B: calcium, iron, and iodine.
C: carbohydrate, protein, and fat.
D: phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium.

6:  The child with congenital heart disease is especially susceptible to which of the following vitamin deficiencies?
A: ascorbic acid
B: linoleic acid
C: folic acid
D: amino acid

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