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Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Nutritional Status
the state of balance between nutrient supply(intake) and demand(requirement). An imbalance between intake and requirement can result in overnutrition(obesity) or undernutrition(malnutrition)
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Malow's Hierarchy of Needs on the area of Nutrition
food and nutrition rank on the same level as air in the basic necessities of life
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Nutritional Assessment
an in-depth analysis of a person's nutritional status. In the clinical setting, nutritional assessments focus on moderate to high risk patients with suspected or confirmed protein energy malnutrition
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Nurse's Role in facilitating nutritional care
communicate with the registered dietician(RD)
serve as a liason between the physician and the RD
identify clients who may benefit from programs such as Meals on Wheels
request a referral to a speech therapist
confer w/the discharge planner, social services worker, physical or occupational therapist
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Questions to consider for risk assessment
is the client at nutritional risk because of health problems or intake?
does the client's weight indicate a health risk?
has the client experienced significant weight change?
do meds or nutritional supplements warrant a closer look for impact on nutrition or food interactions?
does the client look malnourished?
social factors?
lab values?
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Body Mass Index
an index of weight in relation to height that is calculated mathematically by dividing weight in kg by the sq of height in meters
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Normal Body Mass Index(BMI) range
18.4-24.9
Ideal Body Weight
the formula given here is a universally used standard in clinical practice to quickly estimate a person's reasonable weight based on height, even though it and all other methods are not absolute
Normal Ideal Body Weight range
90%-110%
Client's at risk
take more than 5 meds
self-medicate
herbal meds
elderly
infants
chronic illness
Physical s/s of malnutrition
hair dull,brittle.dry. falls out
swollen glands neck and cheeks
dry, rough, spotty skin taht may have a sandpaper feel
poor or delayed wound healing or sores
thin appearance w/lack of subcutaneous fat
muscle wasting(decreased size and strength)
edema of the lower extremites
weakened hand grasp
depressed mood
abnormal HR, rhythm, BP
enlarged liver or spleen
loss of balance and coordination
Most common Lab for nutrition assessment
serum albumin level
normal 3.5-5.5 (g/dl)