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The nurse is doing discharge teaching for a client who has cirrhosis and ascites. Which of the following foods used by the client as snacks should the nurse instruct the client to avoid?

1. Whole wheat bread
2. Cookies
3. Potato chips
4. Hard candy

Explanation

A low-sodium diet is recommended for clients that have cirrhosis and ascites. Potato chips are high in sodium. Cookies and hard candy are high in sugar, while bread is high in complex carbohydrates. Recall that potato chips would rarely be a recommended snack.

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Andrew
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