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Nutrition ATI Ch 1

UT Nutrition

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What patient would receive a complete nutritional intervention on by a nurse? Clients requiring ACUTE and CHRONIC nutritional care.
What approach provides the best outcomes for a client? Collaborative, multidisciplinary approach.
Who provides a complete nutritional assessment? Registered dietician.
What role do Nurses play in the collaborative approach? Monitor and evaluate.
What is a diet history? An assessment of usual foods, fluids and supplements.
What are the components of a diet history? Time, type and amount of each food eaten; also fluids; and "special foods"; preparation; number of meals eaten out; type of diet (vegetarian, etc..); foods avoided; medication regime, satisfaction with diet.
How to calculate percentage of weight change. ((Usual weight - present weight)/usual weight) X 100
What is considered significant weight loss? 1-2 % in a week.
What is considered significant weight gain? 7.5% in 3 months.
What is an ideal body weight for males? 106 pounds for first 5 feet, 6 pounds for each additional inch.
What is the ideal body weight for females? 100 pounds for the first 5 feet and 2.3 pounds for each additional inch.
Ideal body mass? 18.5 - 24.9
How do you calculate BMI? weight (kg) / height (meter squared)
What different methods are available for body fat composition? skin fold measurement (pinch an inch), waist to hip ratio; Densitometry (underwater weighing).
What is a normal daily range of I&O's 2200-2700 both in and out.
What is the normal range for serum albumin? 3.5 - 5.5
What is considered moderate depletion? 2.1 - 2.7
What is normal range for Prealbumin? 23 - 43
What is considered moderate depletion? 5 - 9
Created by: mpabner
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