Applying the key principles of nutrition to nursing practice

Coxall, Kim, Dawes, Emma, Forsyth, Emma and Lloyd, Hilary (2008) Applying the key principles of nutrition to nursing practice. Nursing Standard, 22 (36). pp. 44-48. ISSN 0029-6570

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/ns2008.05.22.36.44.c6543

Abstract

This article outlines the importance of good nutrition in adults and children. With reference to adult nursing, the article highlights the benefits of nutritional screening of patients, identifies alternative foods for undernourished patients, and discusses why feeding and planning meal times are vital aspects of patient care. In terms of paediatric nursing, the article discusses the implications of childhood obesity and the importance of eating the right balance of foods.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B400 Nutrition
B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Education and Lifelong Learning
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2009 10:06
Last Modified: 08 May 2017 13:29
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/20

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