Developing a nutrition care plan for residents at risk
- Construct Validation and Test-Retest Reliability of the Seniors in the Community: Risk Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition Questionnaire. Keller, Heather H.; McKenzie, Jacquelyn D.; Goy, Richard E. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Sep2001, Vol. 56A Issue 9, pM552
Tests the validity and reliability of the Seniors in the Community: Risk Evaluation for Eating and Nutrition (SCREEN) questionnaire. Risk of impaired nutritional states among seniors; Site comparison for health and nutrition variables in the validation sample; Paired correlations for...
- The Impact of Nutritional Needs of Older Adults on Recommended Food Intakes. Russell, Robert M.; Rasmussen, Helen; Fada // Nutrition in Clinical Care;May/Jun99, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p164
Abstract The elderly are at greater risk for nutrient deficiencies than are younger people. The complications of chronic disease states that are more common among older adults as well as the limitations that accompany the natural aging process can affect nutrient intake, absorption, and...
- Screening for Undernutrition in Geriatric Practice: Developing the Short-Form Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA-SF). Ruberstein, Laurence Z.; Harker, Judith O.; Salva, Antoni; Guigoz, Yves; Vellas, Bruno // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jun2001, Vol. 56A Issue 6, pM366
Presents a study which derived a short-form version of the Mini-Nutritional Assessment (MNA-SF) for undernutrition in geriatric practice. Nutritional deficiency among older adults; Methodology; Derivation of MNA-SF; Diagnostic characteristics of screening tests.
- Anthropometric measures and nutritional status in a healthy elderly population. S�nchez-Garc�a, Sergio; Garc�a-Pe�a, Carmen; Duque-L�pez, Mar�a Ximena; Ju�rez-Cedillo, Teresa; Cort�s-N��ez, Alma Rosa; Sandra Reyes-Beaman // BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7, p2
Background: Anthropometric evaluation is an essential feature of geriatric nutritional evaluation for determining malnutrition, being overweight, obesity, muscular mass loss, fat mass gain and adipose tissue redistribution. Anthropometric indicators are used to evaluate the prognosis of chronic...
- RISK TO MALNUTRITION OF THE ELDERLY POPULATION IN TALLINN. Saava, Merileid; Abina, Jelena; Laane, Peeter; Solodkaya, Eleonora; Tchaico, Lidia // Papers on Anthropology;2006, Vol. 15, p197
In the randomly chosen cohort of the elderly (aged 65-74 years) in Tallinn the MNA-test was used in 411 cases (228 men and 183 women). All the participants were divided into two groups by the MNA results: (1) the normal -- well-nourished group consisted of 178 men (79 %) and 139 women (76%) that...
- Foodcapsule: 1-of-3 seniors are overweight. // FoodService Director;05/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p16
Presents statistics from a study on the number of overweight elderly persons in the United States. Major concern surrounding obesity in elderly persons; Amount of Medicare employees that do not meet current nutritional guidelines.
- Maintaining good nutrition in the elderly. Johnson, Rita M.; Kaiser, Fran E. // Patient Care;11/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p46
No abstract available.
- Fiber supplementation speeds gut transit time. Cheskin, Lawrence J.; Kamal, Neel // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;12/11/95, Vol. 7 Issue 23, p7
Reports that adding fiber to the diets of the elderly can relieve the symptoms of constipation. Dangerous implications for elderly as they cannot tolerate prescription laxatives.
- Nutritional assessment in acute medical illness: Comparison of a short questionnaire and gold... Pascual, J.A.; Price, M. // Age & Ageing;May94, Vol. 23 Issue 3, British Geriatrics... pP21
Compares a full nutritional survey with a 14-item questionnaire method in identification of at-risk elderly patients. Differences in anthropometric measurements; Vitamin intake; Association between nutritional indices and short questionnaire scores.