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Chapter 101. Enteral Nutrition

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Which of the following statements is true regarding GI tract structure and function?

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A. The process of digestion begins in the stomach.

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B. The pyloric sphincter separates the esophagus from the stomach.

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C. The liquid form of food produced in the stomach is known as chyme.

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D. Most protein, carbohydrate, and fat absorption occurs in the duodenum.

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E. The pancreas secretes large amounts of acid important for digestion of food.

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Which of the following would most appropriately be considered a contraindication to EN?

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A. Nasopharyngeal tumor

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B. Inflammatory bowel disease

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C. Mild to moderate pancreatitis

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D. Closed head injury

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E. Diffuse peritonitis

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Which of the following initial goal regimens would, according to general guidelines, be most appropriate for a 100-kg hospitalized patient with a body mass index of 33 kg/m2?

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A. 1200 kcal (5023 kJ) and 100 g of protein

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B. 1400 kcal (5860 kJ) and 120 g of protein

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C. 1800 kcal (7534 kJ) and 80 g protein

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D. 1800 kcal (7534 kJ) and 120 g protein

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E. 2400 kcal (10,046 kJ) and 100 g protein

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Which of the following initial goal regimens would, according to general guidelines, be most appropriate for a 60-kg hospitalized patient with a body mass index of 22 kg/m2?

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A. 1000 kcal (4186 kJ) and 90 g of protein

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B. 1200 kcal (5023 kJ) and 40 g of protein

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C. 1800 kcal (7534 kJ) and 90 g of protein

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D. 2400 kcal (10,046 kJ) and 60 g of protein

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E. 2,400 kcal (10,046 kJ) and 120 g of protein

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Which of the following is most accurate regarding specialized nutritional support?

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A. There is no good evidence to demonstrate benefit of starting therapy within the first 2 days of intensive care.

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B. Malnutrition before illness may be a good indication for ...

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