Posted: July 13th, 2017
The nurse has identified the nursing diagnosis of imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements related to altered taste sensation in a patient with lung cancer who has had a 10% loss in weight. An appropriate nursing intervention that addresses the etiology of this problem is to
A. provide foods that are highly spiced to stimulate the taste buds.
B. avoid presenting foods for which the patient has a strong dislike.
C. add strained baby meats to foods such as soups and casseroles.
D. teach the patient to eat whatever is nutritious since food is tasteless.
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