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19 Cards in this Set

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______ is an integral component of comprehensive dental care.
Nutritional Counseling
A nutritional assessment involves ____ and ____ data.
Compiling and Comparing
Which of the following is not an evaluation tools for a nutritional assesment?

a. Healtt, social, and dental histories
b. Clinical Evaluations
c. Biochemical analysis
d. Dietart intake evaluation
e. All of the above
e. all of the above
The health history is designed to identify health ______ and ____ that can put a patient at nutritional risk.
health related considerations and medications
List some examples of social history that affect food choices.
Economic resources, food preparation and storage facilities, ethnic or religious groups, education, transportation, loss of spouse, are just a few.
When does clinical observation begin?
As soon as the patient walks through the door. Assess posture, gait, weight, and any physical limitations.
_____ is the specific term that includes measurements of physical characteristics such as height, weight and change in weight.

a. anthropometric evaluation
b. intraoral examination
c. extraoral examination
d. all of the above
a. anthropometric evaluation
The anthropometric evaluation for men is ____ and for women is ____.

a. 120 lbs + 6 lb for every inch over 5 ft, 106 lbs + 5 lb for every inch over 5 ft
b. 106 lb + 5 lb for every inch over 5 ft, 100 lb + 5 lb for every inch over 5 ft
c. 106 lb + 6 lb for every inch over 5 ft, 100 lb + 5 lb for every inch over 5 ft
d. none of the above
c. 106 lb + 6 lb for every inch over 5 ft, 100 lb + 5lb for every inch over 5 ft
True or False

Laboratory information is commonly used by the dental hygienist
The diet history os evaluated according to the _____ and _____.
Food guide pyramid and Dietary guidelines for Americans
Just read the FRONT and BACK of this flashcard.. I couldn't think of a good question.

To evaluate the cariogenic potential of the diet...

1. Circle each fermentable carbohydrate in red

2. Seoarate each exposure into the appropriate form and time for each day.

3. Total the amount of liquid exposure and multiply by 20 (minutes), divide bt 3 (days) to obtain the total amount of daily liquid acid production
4. Total the amount of solid exposure and multiply by 40 (minutes), divide bt 3 (days) to obtain the total amount of daily solid acid production.

5. Add the total liquid and total solid productions to obtain the total time (minutes) that the teeth are exposed to acid daily.
True or False

Multiple sugars consumed at one time are counted as multiple sugar attacks.
False - multiple sugars consumed at one time (ice cream and pie) are considered one acid exposure
Carbohydrates eaten more than ___ minutes apart are recorded as two acid exposures.

a. 10 minutes
b. 15 minutes
c. 20 minutes
d. 25 minutes
c. 20 minutes
The purpose of nutritional counseling is to ___ & ____ the client to initiate positive changes in behavior and continue healthful practices.
motivate & encourage
You should set a goal that is _____ yet not so ____ as to seem impossible.
challenging, difficult
Goals should be broken into ____.
small steps
In regards to communication skills, use ___ and ___ responses.
non-judgemental and noncritical
Eye contact, head nodding, and other non-verbal cues are examples of _____.
Actively listening
True or False

You should reisist the temptation to create ideal diet and solve all nutritional problems for the patient.