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EXNS 483 Nutrition Care Process I

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Nutrition Therapy
Scope Note
Improving health status of an individual by adjusting the quantities, qualities, and methods of nutrient intake.
 
 
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Diet, Diabetic
Annotation
a specific dietary regimen for diabetics: not all diet therapy of diabetes is DIABETIC DIET; when specified by author as a diabetic diet, coordinate with DIABETES MELLITUS / diet ther (IM) or specific type of diabetes / diet ther (IM) + specific dietary element / ther use (IM)
Scope Note
A course of food intake prescribed for patients, that limits the amount of foods with a high GLYCEMIC INDEX.
 
 
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Nutritional Support
Scope Note
The administration of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient by means other than normal eating. It does not include FLUID THERAPY which normalizes body fluids to restore WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.
 
 
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Counseling
The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.