Month: July 2021

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 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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]