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Anorexia Nervosa is
eating disorder characterized by a refusal to maintain minimally normal body weight and distortion in perception of body weight and shape
Restricting Type Anorexia is
limiting nutritional intake
Binge-Eating/Purging Type Anorexia
use of laxatives, diuretics
Manifestations of Anorexia are
weight loss of 15% or more, hypothermia(95degrees or lower), low BP, low pulse, low respirations, emanciation, and edema
Bulimia Nervosa is
eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by vomiting, laxatives, diuretics, fasting and exercise.
Bulemia Nervosa clinical manifestations are
weakness, tiredness, depression, constipation, irregular pulse.
Complications of Bulemia Nervosa are
esophogitis and gastric dilation
Interventions for Bulemia are
1000 to 1200 Kcal/day, exercise, and psychotherapy
Pts at risk for altered nutritional status are
pregnant, immobile and ill