Metabolism 1

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Metabolism Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Under which condition would CO2 generation exceed O2 consumption?
    • A. 

      2 weeks of starvation

    • B. 

      Post-op appendectomy

    • C. 

      Fracture both bones in forearm

    • D. 

      Post-op colectomy wound infection

  • 2. 
    The optimal rate of glucose administration for a patient on TPN is:
    • A. 

      1-2 gm/kg/hr

    • B. 

      5-6 gm/kg/hr

    • C. 

      8-10 gm/kg/hr

    • D. 

      15-20 gm/kg/hr

  • 3. 
    The intermediate step in the conversion of lactic acid to glucose in the liver is:
    • A. 

      Alanine

    • B. 

      Citrulline

    • C. 

      Ornithine

    • D. 

      Pyruvate

  • 4. 
    For what length of time can hepatic glycogen stores meet glucose requirements during starvation in a 70kg man?
    • A. 

      48 hrs

    • B. 

      24 hrs

    • C. 

      12 hrs

    • D. 

      6 hrs

  • 5. 
    The most likely cause of an identified macrocytic anemia in a surgical practice is:
    • A. 

      Inadequate folic acid intake

    • B. 

      Vegetarian diet

    • C. 

      5 yrs post-op total gastrectomy

    • D. 

      2 yrs post-op right colectomy

  • 6. 
    The predominate cause of weight loss in cancer patients is:
    • A. 

      Inadequate nutritional intake

    • B. 

      GI obstruction

    • C. 

      Incomplete metabolism of glucose

    • D. 

      Cachexon-induced anorexia

  • 7. 
    The site of protein absorption is:
    • A. 

      Duodenum

    • B. 

      Jejunum

    • C. 

      Ileum

    • D. 

      Colon

  • 8. 
    The treatment for elevated Homocysteine levels is:
    • A. 

      Folate

    • B. 

      Niacin

    • C. 

      Thiamin

    • D. 

      Riboflavin

  • 9. 
    Following injury, the glucocorticoid effect is responsible for:
    • A. 

      Increased SVR

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Oliguria

    • D. 

      Hyperglycemia

  • 10. 
    FOllowing resection of the terminal small bowel for Crohn's disease, which of the vitamins will be deficient?
    • A. 

      Thiamin

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Riboflavin

    • D. 

      Vitamin E