Surgery MCQ 94

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Which of the following statements concerning perioperative nutrition is true concerning the above-described patient?

a. Since the patient’s weight had been stable with no preoperative nutritional deficit, 5% dextrose intravenous solutions are adequate for the initial postoperative source of nutrition

b. Preoperative immunologic status should be determined including total peripheral lymphocyte count and delayed hypersensitivity reaction to determine skin-test response to common antigens

c. Routine postoperative fluid administration with intravenous 5% glucose solutions can provide the calories to meet basal energy requirements

d. A jejunal feeding catheter should be placed at the time of surgery for postoperative enteral feeding


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