EATING DISORDERS. RNSG 2213. Covered: Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa. Not Covered: Overeating and Binge Eating Disorder (DSM) Obesity Bariatric Surgery. Topics. Anorexia Nervosa. Affects 3.7% of women Less common than bulimia 6 to 20% die as a result of the illness
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Write a nursing diagnosis for each of these consequences of Anorexia Nervosa:
3a) Fluid volume deficit r/t laxative overuse
3b)Constipation r/t altered gastric motility
4a) Imbalanced fluid volume r/t fluid shifts
4b) Impaired cardiac or peripheral tissue perfusion r/t decreased cardiac output
started until weight
restoration is established
TEACH patient about their disorder
Assist to identify positive qualities
Eat with the client
Set appropriate limits
Encourage decision making concerning issues other than food
Reward for weight gainNurse Patient Relationship: Some Interventions for Eating Disorders
Do we let these patient go to the rest room alone?
Should we let them go to their room right after a meal?
Which groups would be best for clients with eating disorders?
1) Two clients on the eating disorders unit are overheard discussing recipes and meal plans in the day room. How should the nurse respond?
2) An inpatient with Anorexia Nervosa complains of feeling very full after eating and says she is being given too much to eat. How should the nurse respond?