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How to study NUTRITION for the ABSITE exam

How to study NUTRITION for the ABSITE exam

Here are a list of questions you should know the answer to prior to the ABSITE exam.

– What happens with essential fatty acid deficiency?

– What vitamin is made by bacteria in the gut?

– How many calories/kg does carbs, proteins, fat give you?

– Which disease (burn, surgery, pancreatic problem, ortho problem) has the highest energy expenditure?

– The name of the nutrition lab (albumin, transferrin, prealbumin, etc) with the longest half-life.

– Name of factors that increase and decrease during hepatic acute phase response?

– What is the nutrition lab risk factor for morbidity and mortality after surgery?

– What is the respiratory quotient of pure fat metabolism?

– What electrolyte abnormalities should you expect to see when you start feeding a severely malnourished person?

ABSITE 2014 STUDY GUIDE

 

 

ABSITE KILLER

ABSITE 2014: CLINICAL MANAGEMENT

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