Eberhardie, Christine (2004) Assessment and management of eating skills in the older adult. Professional Nurse, 19(6), pp. 318-322. ISSN (print) 0266-8130Full text not available from this archive.
Malnutrition can lead to a number of health problems in older people. Good assessment of the older person's eating skills is as important as a nutritional assessment in at-risk groups and eating skills should be assessed using a holistic framework. In many cases adaptation of the environment and eating aids can assist in the maintenance of independent eating.
|Research Area:||Nursing and midwifery|
|Faculty, School or Research Centre:||Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences (until 2013)|
|Depositing User:||Lucinda Lyon|
|Date Deposited:||19 Jan 2009 12:25|
|Last Modified:||08 Mar 2010 09:01|
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