Your patient is being treated for advanced lung cancer. Which of the following dietary considerations is the most appropriate for this diagnosis?

 

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- High-calorie, high-protein

- High fiber, low potassium

- Low residual, low protein

- Low phosphorus, low protein

Rationale

A high calorie, high protein diet is necessary as patients fatigue very easily and therefore any and all nutrition should contain as much protein and calorie as possible.

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