November 12, 2011

NCLEX-RN Practice Question Challenge!


Correct Answer: 4

1: Body is unable to store excess proteins, proteins breakdown into wastes that can't be excreted by the compromised kidneys
2: 1 to 2 liters are recommended to maintain fluid balance and avoid fluid retention that can't be excreted by compromised kidneys
3: Many salt substitutes are high in potassium, which may not be adequately excreted by the compromised kidneys
4: CORRECT | Increasing carbohydrate intake helps patients to maintain energy requirements