Like vitamins, minerals give no energy to the body. Unlike vitamins, minerals: a. Are completely…

Like vitamins, minerals give no energy to the body. Unlike
vitamins, minerals:

a. Are completely absorbed from the intestinal tract

b. Become part of the structure of the body

c. Cause few clinical problems because of their widespread
abundance in foods

d. Cannot accumulate to the extent that they cause problems

Which of the following foods is the best source of iron? a. Eggs b. Baked beans c. Beef d. Spinach

Which of the following foods is the best source of iron?

a. Eggs

b. Baked beans

c. Beef

d. Spinach

Which of the following individuals would be at greatest risk for a mineral deficiency? a. Someone…

Which of the following individuals would be at greatest risk
for a mineral deficiency?

a. Someone who consumes no dairy products

b. Someone who consumes no shellfish

c. Someone who consumes no red meat

d. Someone who drinks tea or coffee with every meal

Cretinism and goiter are caused by deficiency of ______. a. Copper b. Selenium c. Iodine d. Zinc

Cretinism and goiter are caused by deficiency of ______.

a. Copper

b. Selenium

c. Iodine

d. Zinc

Calcium is necessary for strong bones and teeth. It is also necessary for: a. Assisting with the…

Calcium is necessary for strong bones and teeth. It is also
necessary for:

a. Assisting with the production of insulin

b. Maintaining stomach acidity

c. Preventing blood clots

d. Enabling muscle contraction

Which of the following statements by Mrs. H would indicate she understood the nurse’s instructions..

Which of the following statements by Mrs. H would indicate
she understood the nurse’s instructions correctly?

a. “I should eat a little meat, fish, or poultry with every
meal containing grain, fruit and vegetable sources of iron.” b. “I should
increase the fiber in my diet because it will increase the absorption of iron.”
c. “If I want an alcoholic beverage, beer contains the most iron in a readily
absorbable form.” d. “Since I am taking an iron supplement, it is not important
how I eat.”

To meet the safety needs of the H children, the nurse instructs Mrs. H to keep her ferrous sulfate..

To meet the safety needs of the H children, the nurse
instructs Mrs. H to keep her ferrous sulfate in a locked cupboard. The reason
for this is:

a. Interactions of iron tablets with vitamin supplements
intended for children can cause deficiencies of water-soluble vitamins. b. The
human body has no effective means of excreting an overload of iron. c. Iron
poisoning, although rare, can occur if a child ingests more than 30 tablets of
ferrous sulfate. d. Because iron binds with calcium, an overdose of iron would
cause rickets.

Based on her current habits, which of the following changes to her lifestyle would be likely to…

Based on her current habits, which of the following changes
to her lifestyle would be likely to increase Mrs. H’s iron absorption from
food?

a. Changing her meal times to allow 5 hours to elapse
between them. b. Avoiding citrus fruits and juices with meals. c. Trying
alternate forms of liver such as in sausage. d. Delaying coffee and tea
drinking to 2 hours after a meal.

The case study narrative does not discuss Mr. N’s usual dietary intake. What dietary modifications..

The case study narrative does not discuss Mr. N’s usual
dietary intake. What dietary modifications can you think of that would make Mr.
N’s situation of overworking in the heat more critical?

What would you include in a presentation on preventing
heat-related illnesses for an audience of elderly residents such as Mr. N, who
follow the sun for the winter?

Which of the following people has the greatest percentage of body weight as water? a. A 154-pound…

Which of the following people has the greatest percentage of
body weight as water?

a. A 154-pound man

b. A 120-pound woman

c. An 18-pound boy, 14 months old

d. An 8-pound girl, 4 days old