TRADITIONAL BIOMARKERS USED TO DETECT MALNUTRITION

TRADITIONAL BIOMARKERS USED TO DETECT MALNUTRITION

Today we will be looking at four (4) nutritional lab biomarkers which are used to detect malnutrition. Malnutrition is a popular topic in dietetics. A significant amount of patients end up developing malnutrition or being admitted to the hospital with malnutrition....
WHEN TO GIVE A BOLUS OR CONTINUOUS TUBE FEED ?

WHEN TO GIVE A BOLUS OR CONTINUOUS TUBE FEED ?

As a dietetic intern and a new dietitian one of the many questions I had was : “How do I know when to give a patient a bolus vs. a continuous tube feed?” There are many factors to consider and in today’s video I will be reviewing some factors to...
WHEN TO GIVE A BOLUS OR CONTINUOUS TUBE FEED ?

WHEN TO GIVE A BOLUS OR CONTINUOUS TUBE FEED ?

As a dietetic intern and a new dietitian one of the many questions I had was : “How do I know when to give a patient a bolus vs. a continuous tube feed?” There are many factors to consider and in today’s video I will be reviewing some factors to...
HOW TO CONDUCT A NUTRITION ASSESSMENT

HOW TO CONDUCT A NUTRITION ASSESSMENT

The ADIME process involves a nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation. As a dietetic intern beginning the assessment process was challenging. I did not know what questions to ask in order to formulate my nutrition diagnosis. The...
HOW TO CONDUCT A NUTRITION ASSESSMENT

HOW TO CONDUCT A NUTRITION ASSESSMENT

The ADIME process involves a nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation. As a dietetic intern beginning the assessment process was challenging. I did not know what questions to ask in order to formulate my nutrition diagnosis. The...