You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Explain the importance of monitoring the food and drink an individual consumes and any difficulties they encounter
Health Maintenance Areas that can help to maintain health should also be assessed, including nutrition, tobacco and alcohol use, exercise, and inoculations. These are discussed briefly below: Nutrition. [ Even though nutritional status is widely recognized as significant factor in health outcomes, only one assessment included a brief item regarding whether the policyholder had experienced, or
consulted a doctor, or had been had been diagnosed or treated for “appetite, weight loss or gain” in the past five years. We recommend that nutritional status be routinely assessed, including questions related to current intake of fluids and food, and use of dentures and any dental problems which affect capacity to eat. Tobacco and Alcohol Use. Because of the interaction of alcohol with medications, its impact on functional abilities, and increased incidence of falls and other injuries associated with excessive alcohol intake, assessment of alcohol use should be routinely included in assessments. At minimum, this might include frequency, amount, and type of alcohol use, with a note to compare this with any history of falls or injury, and adverse medication reactions. Smoking can also pose a potential safety hazard if there is a pattern of dropping lighted cigarettes or if oxygen equipment is nearby, and should also be routinely assessed. Exercise. Regular exercise is essential to maintaining optimal health. A brief review of the level and type of exercise performed prior to the recent illness or injury can serve as helpful goals for recovery and/or as indicators that instruction or referral might be useful in order to introduce the client to the benefits of exercise. ]
Expert answered|alfred123|Points 1641|
Question
Asked 2/17/2013 12:31:24 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
26,996,443 questions answered
Popular Conversations
In Crivelli's Madonna of the Swallow, aside from the Madonna and ...
Weegy: In Crivelli's Madonna of the Swallow, aside from the Madonna and the Christ Child, the major figures are Saint ...
2/19/2017 3:01:40 PM| 5 Answers
An argument is a form of thinking in which certain statements are ...
Weegy: Rebut something is to say or prove that a statement or criticism is false. User: To live a life that allows ...
2/18/2017 3:52:40 PM| 3 Answers
Hitler invaded the Soviet Union for all of the following reasons, ...
Weegy: B. To acquire food
2/18/2017 8:16:53 AM| 2 Answers
What is character motivation?
Weegy: Character is a pattern of behavior, thoughts and feelings based on universal principles, moral strength, and ...
2/19/2017 11:49:13 AM| 2 Answers
Which of these statements about Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot is ...
Weegy: D. His work was influenced by Monet. User: The work of _______, who lived in the Montmartre quarter in ...
2/19/2017 9:07:51 PM| 2 Answers
The main goal of community corrections is to
2/18/2017 2:11:18 AM| 1 Answers
What exactly is Weegy?
Weegy: Any question for weegy today? If satisfied with the response, click "Good"
2/18/2017 4:17:52 AM| 1 Answers
Soviet armies fighting Germany benefited from a. Polish aid. b. cold ...
Weegy: Soviet armies fighting Germany benefited from Cold weather. User: Hideki Tojo helped to convince Japanese ...
2/18/2017 7:55:54 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
P
L
Points 325 [Total 1094] Ratings 2 Comments 305 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
P
Points 308 [Total 2282] Ratings 1 Comments 298 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
Points 214 [Total 1428] Ratings 0 Comments 214 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 12 [Total 112] Ratings 1 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 12 [Total 22] Ratings 1 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 5 [Total 5] Ratings 0 Comments 5 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 3] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.