Nutrition Care of the Older Adult

Nutrition Care of the Older Adult

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This revision of what was Nutrition Care in Nursing Facilities includes up-to-date information on the nutrition care of the older adult. It explores general physiological changes and focuses on common maladies, many of which can be addressed through an improved nutritional status. It also discussesWhat the health care professional may see as ethical (eg, the removal of tube feeding) may be unethical to the clienta#39;s family. ... health problems, the Supreme Court of New Jersey ruled9 that the termination of support did not constitute homicide, ... For example, an RD consulting with a facility specializing in care of those with renal disease would be expected to be ... To avoid negligence claims, the RD should not only follow these standards and guidelines to the letter of the law, butanbsp;...

Title:Nutrition Care of the Older Adult
Author:Kathleen C. Niedert
Publisher:Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - 1998-01-01


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