Pharm ch 11

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Pharm ch 11
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2012-06-03 21:56:27
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HMIT 210 Ch 11
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  1. Be able to define nutritional deficit and identify what happens to the body as a consequence
    • When your level of nutrients fall below the level
    • needed to sustain your daily activity and you become fatigue, irritability; changes in appearance

    • Negative nitrogen intake, causing the body to use its
    • protein stores for energy
  2. Be able to identify possible causes nutritional deficit
    • Dietary imbalances
    • Illness
    • Infection
    • Anxiety
    • Stress
    • Impedes ability to fight infectious diseases
  3. Be able to identify the six routes for
    providing enteral nutrition
    • Oral
    • Nasogastric tube
    • Gastrostomy
    • Nasoduodenal
    • Nasojejunal
    • Jejunostomy
  4. identify how enteral nutrition is administered
    Bolus

    Intermittent drip or infusion

    Continuous drip or cycle infusion
  5. identify the three mixtures used for enteral
    nutrition and their composition
    Blenderized – liquids prepared on patients nutritional needs (may include baby food with added liquid)

    Polymeric –powder mixed with milk or water; lactose-free isotonic solution

    Elemental (monomeric) liquids or powders rapidly absorbed in the small intestines
  6. identify three complications due to enteral feeding
    Dehydration

    Aspiration

    Diarrhea

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