Definition: nutritional intake is not sufficient for the purposes of the body's metabolism.
- Weight 20% or more below the ideal.
- Reported food intake is less than the RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance).
- Pale mucous membranes and conjunctiva.
- Weakness of the muscles used for swallowing / chewing.
- Sores, inflammation of the oral cavity.
- Easy to feel full, shortly after the chewing of food.
- Reported or the fact of lack of food.
- Reported a change in taste sensation.
- A feeling of inability to chew food.
- Losing weight with enough food.
- Reluctance to eat.
- Cramps in the abdomen.
- Muscle tone ugly.
- Abdominal pain with or without pathology.
- Less interest in food.
- Capillary blood vessels begin brittle.
- Diarrhea or steatorrhea.
- Hair loss is pretty much (loss).
- Hyperactive bowel sounds.
- Lack of information, misinformation.
Related Factors :
Inability to enter or digest food or absorb the nutrients associated with biological factors, psychological or economic.
Expected Results :
- An increase in body weight in accordance with the purpose.
- Ideal weight according to height.
- Able to identify nutritional needs.
- No signs of malnutrition.
- Weight loss is not significant.
- Assess the food allergy.
- Collaboration with the nutritionist to determine the amount of calories and nutrients the patient.
- Instruct the patient to increase the intake of Fe.
- Instruct the patient to increase the protein and vitamin C.
- Give the substance of sugar.
- Make sure to eat a diet containing high fiber to prevent constipation.
- Give food chosen (already consulted with a nutritionist).
- Teach patients how to make daily food records.
- Monitor the amount of nutrients and calories.
- Provide information about nutritional needs.
- Assess the patient's ability to obtain needed nutrients.
- The patient's weight within normal limits.
- Monitor the weight loss.
- Monitor the type and amount of regular activity.
- Monitor the interaction of the child or the parent during the meal.
- Monitor the environment during eating.
- Schedule treatment and acts during mealtimes.
- Monitor dry skin and pigmentation changes.
- Monitor the skin turgor.
- Monitor dryness, dull hair, and brittle.
- Monitor nausea and vomiting.
- Monitor levels of albumin, total protein, hemoglobin, and hematocrit levels.
- Monitor favorite food.
- Monitor growth and development.
- Monitor pale, redness and dryness of the conjunctiva tissue.
- Monitor intake of calories and nuntrisi.
- Note the presence of edema, hyperemia, hypertonic papillae of the tongue and oral cavity.
- Note if the tongue magenta, scarlet.