Choose from one of the following stages: pregnancy, infancy and childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.

This week, you will construct details of a case study that will form the basis for a Nutritional Care Plan.  For this project, you will identify a case study and then develop a nutritional care plan for the client associated with that case.  Please read this entire document to gain an understanding of the project scope and those tasks you will complete. 

 

Task 1: 

a.  Choose from one of the following stages: pregnancy, infancy and childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age.

b.  List the specific nutrition issues affecting individuals in your selected stage.

Task 2:

a.  Choose a disease or medical condition that could possibly, or commonly, affect your individual. This could be anything ranging from diabetes to cirrhosis.

b.  Using the ABCDs of nutritional assessment, create a case study based on an actual client or patient. You can also make one up. Include the following in your case study:

* i. Anthropometrics, relevant biochemical tests, clinical assessment, and dietary intake analysis.

c.  Be sure to include a list of common medications that may be used to treat your patient’s condition and identify potential herb/nutrient/drug interactions that may be relevant.

d.  Identify your client’s cultural background and give clues as to their socioeconomic status and psychosocial variables. For example, your patient may be a senior living alone on a fixed income or might be living in a nursing facility with reputed staff.

all assignments, cite your sources in your work, and provide references for the citations in APA format.

* 2 pages