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in the Elderly. For professionals, this clinical handbook
discusses dehydration and its causes. In addition, ideas for the
team approach to increasing fluids are explored. How to calculate
fluids for care plans is also shown. Kobriger Presents, Inc. (888)
Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging's Long Term Care
For professionals and consumers, this site includes the Demonstration
Project: Reducing Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes
(1999-2000), Nutrition Screening Initiative: Nutrition Care Alerts,
and Materials developed by the project.
Problems of the Elderly
Audience: Consumers and Professionals
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including obesity and PCM; chewing problems; alcoholism; drug-food
interactions; constipation; iron; dehydration; eating alone vs.
lonely eating. All-In-One Videotape & Instruction Resource Package:
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Screening Intitiative (1989). For professionals and consumers,
this website is a broad multidisciplinary effort led by The
American Academy of Family Physicians, The American Dietetic Association,
The National Council on the Aging, Inc. and a diverse coalition
of over 25 national health, aging and medical organizations. They
have many resources for health professionals and caregivers. (202)
Best Practices Guide to Intradisciplinary Approach. For
professionals, this clinical handbook deals with nutrition
at risk protocol. Kobriger Presents, Inc. (888) 687-4806.
Malnutrition/Dehydration: MDS Calculation Factors (1999).
For professionals and consumers, this guidebook provides
specific calculation factors used for care planing that has nutrition/hydration
implications for unintended weight loss and dehydration. Kobriger
Presents, Inc. (888) 687-4806.
That Work in Long-term Care - Interventions for Nutrition and Hydration.
For professionals, this handbook provides ideas and solutions to
increase food and fluid intake.
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