Home Nutritional Support

1What must be considered when selecting a patient for home nutrition support?
Patient acceptance
Caregiver capablilites
Adequate insurance coverage
All of the above

2The support system for home nutritional support includes a 24-hour home care company.
True
False

3What percentage of patients on long-term TPN are said to have billiary sludge:
40%
60%
100%
None of the above

4Treatment and prevention of metabolic bone disease includes:
Bed rest
Add aluminum to PN
Exercise
Avoid sunlight

5An appropriate method of iron administration for a patient receiving TPN:
Add iron dextran to TNA infusion
Piggyback iron dextran into TNA infusion
Iron dextran 25mg subQ three times a week
None of the above

6Liver and gallbladder disease are long term complications of PN which may be prevented by:
Avoid excess caloric load
Increased glucose intake
Add copper to PN
Eliminate all oral intake

7Which vitamin is missing from adult multivitamin injection products?
A
B-12
E
K