Client care Unit 11

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Client care Unit 11

Assess intake and output and dietary needs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Intake and output is the __________ of fluids in the body. 
  • 2. 
    Check all that applies: Intake means all solids and liquids obtained through
    • A. 

      The mouth.

    • B. 

      The nose.

    • C. 

      Intravenous drips.

    • D. 

      The stomach.

  • 3. 
    Check all that applies: Excretions refer to 
    • A. 

      Vomit.

    • B. 

      Expired air.

    • C. 

      Drainage from wounds.

    • D. 

      Urine.

    • E. 

      Faeces.

    • F. 

      Suctions from stomach.

  • 4. 
    An average healthy person should drink at least 8 glasses (ounce) of water per day. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check all that apply: The functions of water in our body are that it
    • A. 

      Lubricates joints.

    • B. 

      Transports nutrients in the blood stream.

    • C. 

      Provides energy.

    • D. 

      Regulates our body temperature

    • E. 

      Removes toxins.

    • F. 

      Helps the brain to produce hormones and neurotransmitters.

  • 6. 
    Electrolytes are ions that are charged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Check all that applies: Electrolytes are important because they 
    • A. 

      Help cells such as those in the heart to maintain voltage.

    • B. 

      Carry electrical impulses across cells such as those in muscles.

    • C. 

      Make sport drinks such as Gatorade taste sweeter and better.

  • 8. 
    Check all that applies: Sometimes people with certain medical conditions can require changes to their diets, that affect the amount of liquids they take in every day. This type of diet change is called a “Fluid Restriction”. Fluid Restriction means that you can only have a certain amount of liquid each day. The medical conditions are:
    • A. 

      Kidney problems such as dialysis

    • B. 

      Anorexia nervosa

    • C. 

      Heart problems such as Congestive Heart Failure

    • D. 

      Diarrhoea

    • E. 

      Adrenal gland disorders

    • F. 

      Low levels of sodium ie. Hyponatremia

    • G. 

      Obesity

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