Mrs E Ch 9 Nutrition

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Mrs E Ch 9 Nutrition

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  • 1. 
    To make sure that the patient understands what the MA is trying to teach, the MA should use the technique called
    • A. 

      Retention

    • B. 

      Internalization

    • C. 

      Interaction

    • D. 

      Feedback

  • 2. 
    Signs and symptoms of poor nutrition include all the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Eyes that are dull and dry

    • B. 

      Hair that is shiny

    • C. 

      Skin that is dry

    • D. 

      Teeth that have caries

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What statement is true about the term "organic"?
    • A. 

      Pesticides are used

    • B. 

      The product is grown or raised according to certain federal standards

    • C. 

      Animals are treated with antibiotics

    • D. 

      Sewer sludge is used for irrigation

  • 4. 
    A normal body mass index is?
    • A. 

      < 18.5

    • B. 

      >24.9

    • C. 

      >30

    • D. 

      18.5 to 24.9

    • E. 

      15

  • 5. 
    To calculate a patient's body mass index, which of the following is used?
    • A. 

      Height

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      Age and sex

    • E. 

      B and D

  • 6. 
    At least 3 ounces of whole grain should be eaten daily
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The substance that the body usually uses for energy is
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Carbohydrate

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 8. 
    The substance that is responsible for the buildup and repair of body tissue is
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Carbohydrate

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 9. 
    Inorganic substances used in the formation of hard and soft body tissues are called
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 10. 
    Mary Smith has high blood pressure.   One of her dietary requirements is to restrict
    • A. 

      Cholesterol

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 11. 
    The recommended amount of water that should be consumed each day is
    • A. 

      1 quart

    • B. 

      2 quarts

    • C. 

      3 quarts

    • D. 

      4 quarts

  • 12. 
    The food pyramid consists of food groups and__________.
    • A. 

      Travel suggestions

    • B. 

      Alcohol restrictions

    • C. 

      Exercise

    • D. 

      Water amounts

  • 13. 
    How many cups of fruits and vegetables should a person who is on a 2,000 calorie diet have each day?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2 1/2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4 1/2

  • 14. 
    Cholesterol is categorized as a
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Hormone

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Carbohydrate

  • 15. 
    The protein portion of the food pyramid could contain which of the following choices?
    • A. 

      Fish, meats, and green leafy vegetables

    • B. 

      Dairy products, and green and yellow vegetables

    • C. 

      Green leafy vegetables, bananas, and cheese

    • D. 

      Lean meats, fish, beans, and seeds

  • 16. 
    Cholesterol is found in
    • A. 

      Low fat yogurt

    • B. 

      Oils such as peanut and olive oil

    • C. 

      Organ meats and egg yolks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Dan Flores has been just diagnosed with diabetes.  the plan for patient education for his diagnosis and situation should include
    • A. 

      The medical record, his family, and the health team

    • B. 

      Publis information sessions, group therapy, and support groups

    • C. 

      Goals, teaching strategies, and audiovisual aids

    • D. 

      CD-ROM, a VCR, and his son

  • 18. 
    Teaching strategies planned for Mrs. Jones should include all the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Verbal explanation

    • B. 

      Relying on only one teaching method

    • C. 

      Demonstrating a procedure

    • D. 

      Watching a videotape with the patient

  • 19. 
    For the M.A. to be sure that Mrs. Jones has understood what she has been taught, the M.A. should
    • A. 

      Give Mrs. Jones a written quiz

    • B. 

      Ask open-ended questions to evaluate Mrs. Jones's understanding

    • C. 

      Ask Mrs. Jones's family how she is doing

    • D. 

      Give Mrs. Jones a oral quiz

  • 20. 
    It is important to read food labels in order to
    • A. 

      Make informed decisions about the foods you eat

    • B. 

      Judge if the food item is priced correctly

    • C. 

      Use the food correctly in your baking

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Omega-3 oils ae found in what foods?
    • A. 

      Whole grains

    • B. 

      Beans

    • C. 

      Seafood

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following vitamins is fat soluble?
    • A. 

      Thiamine

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Riboflavin

    • E. 

      Niacin

  • 23. 
    Scurvy is caused by a deifiency in
    • A. 

      Vitamin B1

    • B. 

      Vitamin A

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin c

  • 24. 
    Night blindness is caused by a deficiency of
    • A. 

      Vitamin B1

    • B. 

      Vitamin A

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 25. 
    Osteomalacia is caused by a deficiency of
    • A. 

      Vitamin B1

    • B. 

      Vitamin A

    • C. 

      Vitamin D

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

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