You will identify a case study and then develop a nutritional care plan forthe client associated with thatcase.
Project tasks tobecompleted:
a. Choose from one ofthe following stages: pregnancy, infancy and childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.
b. List the specific nutrition issues affecting individuals in yourselected stage.
a. Choose a disease or medical condition thatcould possibly, or commonly, affectyour individual. This could be anything ranging from diabetes tocirrhosis.
b. Using the ABCDs ofnutritional assessment, create a case study based on an actual client or patient. You can also make one up. Include the
following in your case study:
(i). Anthropometrics, relevant biochemical tests,clinical assessment, and dietary intake analysis.
c. Be sure toinclude a list ofcommon medications thatmay be usedto treatyour patient’s condition and identify potential herb/nutrient/drug
interactions thatmay be relevant.
d. Identify your client’s cultural background and give clues as totheir socioeconomic statusand psychosocial variables. For example, your
patient may be a senior living alone on a fixed income or might be living in
a nursing facility with reputed staff.
DUE IN 7 HOURS, NO LATER!!!!
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Selected a disease or medical condition that could possibly, or commonly, affect the individual.
Created a realistic case study using the ABCDs of nutritional assessment.
Included information about anthropometrics, relevant biochemical tests, clinical assessment, and dietary intake analysis.
Included a list of common medications that may be used to treat the patient’s condition.
Identified potential herb/nutrient-drug interactions that may be relevant.
Identified the client’s cultural background and gave clues as to his or her socioeconomic status and psychosocial variables.