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Nothing is usually given by mouth for at least 8h before surgery to avoid food Aspiration.
True
T/F
The most common nutrient deficiency related to surgery is that of protein.
True
T/F
Negative Nitrogen is a rare finding after surgery.
False
T/F
Extensive drainage in complicated surgery cases increases water loss to dangerous levels if constant replacement is not provided.
True
Vitamin D is essential to wound healing because it provides a cementing substance for building strong connective tissue.
False....That is Vitamin C
T/F
Regardless of the type, oral liquid feedings usually provide little nourishment.
False
T/F
Tube feedings can only be successfully prepared from a complete commercial preparation.
False
T/F
A post gastrectomy patient can usually return to regular eating habits within a few days.
False. New diets are necessary to prevent dumping.
T/F
After a diseased gall bladder is surgically removed, a patient can freely tolerate any foods containing fats.
False
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A careful diet record of the total food and liquid intake is important for a burned patient to ensure that increased nutrient and energy demands are met.
True
Postsurgical edema develops at the wound site as a result of:
a. Decreased plasma protein levels.
b. Excess water intake
c. Excess sodium intake
d. Lack of early ambulation and physical exercise.
A. Decreased plasma protein levels.
In a postoperative orthopedic patients diet, protein is essential to:
a. Provide extra energy needed to regain strength.
b. Provide a matrix to anchor mineral matter and form bone
c. Control BMR
d. Give more taste to the diet, thus increasing appetite.
b. Provide a matrix to anchor mineral matter and form bone
Complete high-quality protein is essential to wound healing because it:
a. Supplies the essential amino acids needed for tissue synthesis.
b. Spares carbohydrate to supply the increased demands.
c. Is easily digested and does not cause GI Problems.
d. Provideds the most concentrated kcal.
a. Supplies the essential amino acids needed for tissue synthesis.
A diet for postgastrectomy "dumping syndrome" should include:
a. Small, frequent meals
b. No liquid with meals
c. No Milk, sugar, sweets or desserts.
d. High Protein Content
e. All of the Above
e. All of the Above
For a Burn Patient, a diet high in protein and kcalories is essential to do which of the following:
a. Replace the extensive loss of tissue protein at the burn sites.
b. Provide essential amino acids for extensive tissue healing.
c. Counteract the negative nitrogen balance from loss of lean body mass.
d. Meet added metabolic demands of infection of fever.
e. All of the Above.
e. All of the Above.