HomeUncategorizedQuiz time - 12/4

Quiz time – 12/4

Which statement about the composition of enteral nutrition (EN) is correct?

a. Carbohydrates account for 49% to 53% of calories.
b. Carbohydrates account for 72% to 80% of calories.
c. The typical caloric goal is 10 to 18 kcal/kg/day.
d. The typical caloric goal is 5 to 12 kcal/kg/day.


Answer to Quiz Time: a. With most EN regimens, carbohydrate delivery accounts for 49% to 53% of calories. Usually, the EN delivery rate is calculated using a caloric goal of 18 to 25 kcal/kg/day.

Learn more by reading the continuing nursing education article “Supplemental nutrition in hospitalized patients with diabetes.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Recent Content

For Nurse Practitioners

Couple talking to NP

Getting Covid Vaccine Won’t Hurt Pregnancy Chances; Getting Covid Could

Couples planning a pregnancy might be relieved to know that getting a Covid vaccine does not hurt their odds of conceiving, according to the...