Nutrition MCQ Quiz: Ultimate Facts!

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Nutrition MCQ Quiz: Ultimate Facts!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Clear liquid diets include all the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Clear broth

    • B. 

      Coffee

    • C. 

      Tea

    • D. 

      Apple juice

    • E. 

      Soup

  • 2. 
    In order to prevent aspiration, a dysphagia evaluation is performed by:
    • A. 

      The RN

    • B. 

      A CNA

    • C. 

      Speech-language pathologist

    • D. 

      Anyone

  • 3. 
    How does the nurse determine the length of the feeding tube to insert?
    • A. 

      Measure from the stomach to ear

    • B. 

      Measure from earlobe to stomach

    • C. 

      Measure from mouth to stomach

    • D. 

      Measure from nose to earlobe to sternum

  • 4. 
    What is the most accurate way to ensure correct feeding tube placement?
    • A. 

      Check stomach pH

    • B. 

      Insufflate air into tube and listen for bubbles

    • C. 

      Observe appearance of aspirate

    • D. 

      Confirm with x-ray

  • 5. 
    How often should irrigation trays be changed?
    • A. 

      Every 4-6 hours

    • B. 

      Every other day

    • C. 

      Every 24 hours

    • D. 

      Every shift

  • 6. 
    How long do tube feedings need to be held prior to testing for pH of aspirated fluid using pH paper?
    • A. 

      15 mins

    • B. 

      30 mins

    • C. 

      45 mins

    • D. 

      1 hour

  • 7. 
    There are a number of different ways listed in the book to confirm nasogastric tube placement after the initial placement has been confirmed by xray. You are required to confirm with 2 methods. What is the first method that should be utilized?
    • A. 

      Measuring the exposed length of tube

    • B. 

      PH measurement 

    • C. 

      Visual assessment of aspirate

    • D. 

      A second xray should be taken before each feeding

  • 8. 
    Which feeding tube is normally used for pts with a high risk of aspiration?
    • A. 

      J-tube

    • B. 

      Peg tube

    • C. 

      Sally tube

    • D. 

      G-tube

  • 9. 
    How long should a patient sit upright after a tube feeding?
    • A. 

      At all times

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      3 hours

    • D. 

      12 hours

  • 10. 
    What is a normal amount of irrigation for the age group?
    • A. 

      100mL for adults, 40mL for pediatric

    • B. 

      50 for adults, 15mL for pediatric

    • C. 

      200mL for adults, 50-75mL for pediatric

    • D. 

      30 mL for adults, 3-5mL for pediatric

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