Mini Nutrition Assessment This paper is based on an assessment of a patient. The assessment underlines the nutritional health status of the patient, by indicating that he is malnourished. This patient has few chronic diseases including hypertension, pernicious anemia, and depression. The mini nutritional assessment finding, labs, and interventions will be further discussed.
The importance of preventing and managing chronic diseases, which include renal failure and cardiovascular diseases, along with their risk factors are emphasized by the Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion of the World Health Organization (Desroches, Lapointe, Ratté, Gravel, Légaré, & Turcotte, 2013). However, there is evidence in literature showing a gap of knowledge in the kinds of educational interventions being considered as most effective in compliance to dietary regimen. The study by Desroches et al., 2013 states that there are limitations to their study including that being a short duration, low quality and adherence measures varied widely (Desroches et al., 2013) Hence, these limitations assisted in the generation of research questions, which are: 1) Which educational interventions being used show reliability in compliance or adherence to dietary regimen; 2) What are the detrimental factors contributing to low compliance to dietary regimen among patients with ESRD and CHF; and 3) Can a study performed in a longer length of time produce a higher rate of compliance to dietary regimen among patients with ESRD and
Furthermore, I would consult Mr. J primary provider about the implemented restrictions, and explain to him/her the reasons that make me think they are not required, based in Mr. J. neurological assessment. In a like manner, I would look for the experienced hospital advice and guidance in the care of the Jewish community. I would apply this information to partneship with the dietary department to find a possible solution to avoid mistakes with special diets. Finally, I would apply the information learned during the BSN program about cultural competencies ( Cherry, 2017) in the patient's plan of
That includes cardiovascular disorders, microvasular disease, cognitive dysfunction and functional impairments. The importance of daily physical activities, medically nutritional therapy, self management and medication therapies for treatment of diabetes were also discussed. According to this article teachings and
Evidence-base practice has become very essential and dominant concept in nursing profession due to its following components : research , clinical expertise and experience along with patients perspective and values. As a nurse who holds position as the Outpatient Diabetes Educator I am utilizing every day of my practice the evidence based data in order to improve patients outcomes in diabetes self-management. One of the most crucial aspects of my education program is for diabetic patients to be able to recognize hypoglycemia symptoms and to treat them properly and especially safely. The DCCT study showed that the most effective treatment of hypoglycemia ( blood glucose lower than 70 mg/dl ) is consumption of 15 grams of carbohydrates
Moreover, DSME/S enhances the diabetic patient to take responsibility to change and modify their lifestyle and unhealthy behaviour to achieve their goal in diabetes management. Additionally, varieties of educational programs for diabetic patients available; one of the effective programs is National Standard for diabetes self-management education and support training. This DSME/S programme imitated by AADE and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) includes all the expertise (diabetic patients, diabetic staffs nurse, health educators, specialists and the researchers) in US. The cornerstone of this standard is ongoing education and support by the healthcare professionals to the diabetic patients to assist them to change their unhealthy behaviours and coping with their disease (Haas et al
Researchers: Kyle Antonio Latayan & Margaret Manuel General Topic: Nutrition Narrowed Topic: Effects of malnutrition on children ages 6-10 in NCR in 2013 Thesis Statement: There are several effects of malnutrition among children living in the poverty line because they do not receive adequate education. Literature Review Nutrition is one of the essential processes directly influencing the overall health and growth of an individual. This requires a person to be fully aware on the types and quantity of food he or she needs to intake on a regular basis. However, the nutrition education of most people are adversely affected, as poverty continues to be one of the central problems encompassing the whole world, especially the third world countries.
The Mayo Clinic Diet - Scientific Weight LossThe Mayo Clinic Diet A Brief The Mayo Clinic 's approach to weight loss, indeed the true Mayo Clinic Diet, is more than a diet. This diet plan is more about a change in your lifestyle to enable you maintain a healthy weight throughout your lifetime. Most of the obese and the overweight who have tried on a number of weight loss plans, weight loss programs, diets and exercises are of the opinion that Mayo Clinic Diet has helped them the most.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 30% of American adults have hypertension. Approximately a little over half 52% are managing their hypertension (****). Patients 78.6 million Americans are overweight, and over 600,00 die yearly from heart disease ( Regular exercise reduces
What Is The Salvation Diet? The Salvation Diet”is the alone biblically aggressive step-by-step weight accident arrangement advised to yield you by the duke and adviser you to the lean, admirable physique God advised for you. This affairs has been developed by Chris Walker. It is a accurate plan that will extend your life, compress your waistline, ammunition you with amazing activity and acquiesce you to abide to action for your family, for God and for the ethics you hold.
Weight Watchers is the one company that seems to understand the difficulties of losing weight and gives people options to help them along. They are always changing and improving its program. What makes them famous is their points system where different food recipes have a certain number of points. Weight Watchers is America 's trusted name in weight loss and the global leader in weight-loss services.
Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) is a lifestyle modification program that specifically targets individuals who are at risk for heart disease. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (2014), TLC can help lower high blood cholesterol and may also help treat metabolic syndrome. Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes is a three part program that incorporates diet, physical activity and weight management in order to reduce cholesterol levels and help reduce the risk of heart disease and heart attack.
Spatial Cognition in Adult and Aged Mice exposed to High-Fat Diet Cognitive: defined as relating to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes; the act of process of knowing. The research article, “Spatial Cognition in Adult and Aged Mice Exposed to High-Fat Diet” is a lesson in the on-going study of cognitive functions related to high fat diets (HFD). The study explored the impact on cognitive deficits of a HFD in adult versus aged mice. After feeding the mice high fat diets for three months prior to, and during, the testing the results were that adult mice (5 months old) and aged mice (15 months old) reacted differently to the high fat diet. Adult mice were more
Dietary Wisdom Reflection Paper During the past weeks, in health class, we have been learning about diet and what makes a diet a healthy diet where there is no danger of you getting some sort of sickness or health problem. In the process we had decided that what made a plate healthy was balance. You had to have a balance between macronutrients and micronutrients with what you ate and so we learned about the healthy eating plate. This plate gave us an idea of what a meal of the day should look like.