Assessing a Patient's Nutritional History


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This method of assessing a patient's diet might involve having them record everything they eat and drink over the course of a week.

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1. Which assessment tool would be in use if a patient was asked to recount everything they ate yesterday?

2. This method of assessing nutrient intake involves a person using a checklist to report their consumption of particular types of foods?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll need to answer questions about various dietary assessment tools and their benefits in order to pass this quiz. As soon as you finish, you'll receive your score.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Measure your knowledge of the following:

  • The assessment method that involves the patient keeping a record of what s/he consumed
  • The assessment tool used when a patient lists everything s/he ate the day before
  • The assessment method that involves a checklist
  • Advantages and disadvantages of particular methods and tools

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on evaluating nutritional history
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the benefits of using a particular method or tool on a patient
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about dietary assessment tools

Additional Learning

Continue your studies with the associated lesson, Assessing a Patient's Nutritional History. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Importance of nutritional assessments
  • Limitations of assessment methods and tools
  • How the provider performs each assessment or uses each tool