308 Lesson 2 Test 1
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308 Lesson 2 Test 1
Malnutrition and Chronic Disease
EVERY pts that comes to the hospital is at risk for _____________ while being in the hospital.
What is a major factor that contributes to malnutrition?
Some pts do not want to eat b/c of ________ issues going on, ___________ stress, and stress on the _____, etc.
Malnutrition is the _____, _____, or _________ in essentional components of balanced diet.
What are 2 terms used also to describe malnutrition?
A pts who is _____ is also facing a lot of px that can cause _________.
Obese pts need help to ____, _____ in bed, etc. If not they will get ____ ____, _______, will have inability to ___ __ and move _____ in/out _____.
Obese pts needs ______ ____ for obese, _______ to _______ to help them ____ on to and move themselves.
trapeze to overhang
When dealing with obese pts what should you as a nurse always keep in mind?
other conditons come with obesity (DM)
Malnutrition is most prevalent in countries lacking adequate _____ _______. ( ______ or _______ of food are major factors).
Also ________ countries suffer from malnutrition due to increase consumption of fast-food and junk food.
Malnutrition is common in what % of hospital pts?
30% to 50%
____ ____ ___ is usefuel as a measure of nutritional status that doesn't depent on body build or body frame.
Body Mass index
BMI estimates total body fat stores by relating ______ and _____.
True or False?
Weekly weight give a more reliable weight than daily.
List the BMI categories:
Below ___kg/m2 = _________.
>___= ________ _____
40 morbidly obese
What does PCM stand for?
What is the most common form of undernutrition?
Primary PCM is present from what?
poor eating habbits
Secondary PCM results from ALTERATION/DEFECT in ______, ________, or __________.
A big problem when dealing with PCM is tissue needs are ___ ___.
A problem with PCM is one can lose up to ___% of body wieght without SIDE-EFFECTS
When dealing with px of PCM losing more than ___% body weight can be FATAL.
When dealing with PCM DEATH usually results from what 3 things?
low body temp