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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






2. What foods are carbohydrates and provide energy?






3. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






4. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






5. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






6. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






7. If patient. is deficient with this vitamin - what foods will help scurvy or bleeding gums?






8. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






9. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






10. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






11. Fats can lead to some medical problems






12. What is RDA of protein?






13. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






14. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






15. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






16. When does BMR increase?






17. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






18. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






19. What is the recording tool for all foods/beverages consumed in last 24 hours includes time - location - portion?






20. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






21. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






22. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






23. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






24. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?






25. What is the function of vitamin E?






26. The higher the BMR a client has --






27. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






28. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?






29. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






30. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






31. Sources of fats






32. What is normal albumin levels?






33. Name six sources of grains






34. What type of people need extra protein?






35. What foods have high quality protein?






36. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?






37. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






38. What function is vitamin D?






39. What is normal BMI?






40. What clinical administration is used and checked by albumin - prealbumin - and transferrin and overall nutrtion?






41. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






42. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet






43. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






44. What function is vitamin A?






45. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?






46. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






47. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






48. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






49. How many calories/gram is protein?






50. Where can you get more vitamin D?