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TEST BANK FOR INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL CARE NURSING 7TH EDITION BY SOLE" Chapter 6: Nutritional Therapy

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Chapter 6: Nutritional Therapy Test Bank MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. A patient is having complications from abdominal surgery and remains NPO. Because enteral tube feedings are not possible, the decisi... on is to initiate parenteral feedings. What are the major complications for this therapy? a. Aspiration pneumonia and sepsis b. Fluid and electrolyte imbalances and sepsis c. Fluid overload and pulmonary edema d. Hypoglycemia and renal insufficiency 2. A patient is being ventilated and has been started on enteral feedings with a nasogastric small-bore feeding tube. What is the primary reason the nurse must frequently assess tube placement? a. To assess for paralytic ileus b. To maintain the patency of the feeding tube c. To monitor for skin breakdown on the nose d. To prevent aspiration of the feedings 3. The patient is to start parenteral nutrition. The nurse knows to prepare which site for catheter insertion? a. Basilic vein b. Femoral vein c. Radial artery d. Subclavian vein 4. A patient has been admitted to the critical care unit after a stroke. After “failing” a swallow study, the patient is placed on enteral feedings. Following placement of a nasogastric tube for tube feeding, what is the next critical step? a. Administer medications. b. Cap off and wait 24 hours before starting feedings. c. Obtain a chest radiograph. d. Start the tube feeding. 5. A patient’s feeding tube has been successfully placed in the small intestine with continuous flow tube feeding. The nurse knows that this approach was chosen because: a. intermittent feedings cause increased nausea and vomiting. b. the increased filling of the stomach increases absorption. c. the intestinal mucosa normally receives nutrients from the stomach in peristaltic waves. [Show More]

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