Chapter 15. Nutrition, Hydration and Weight

  1. Jillian Pawlyn BA (Hons), PGCE, RNLD Specialist Practitioner Lecturer3,4 and
  2. Steven Carnaby BSc. (Hons), MSc., Ph.D., D. Clin. Psy., C. Psychol., ILTM Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist5
  1. Siân Burton Dietician1,
  2. Susan Cox4 and
  3. Sue M. Sandham Freelance Dietitian2

Published Online: 17 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch15

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs

How to Cite

Burton, S., Cox, S. and Sandham, S. M. (2009) Nutrition, Hydration and Weight, in Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities: Nursing Complex Needs (eds J. Pawlyn and S. Carnaby), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301526.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Community Learning Disabilities Nursing, ENB 978, UK

  2. 4

    Ridgeway Partnership NHS Trust, Slade, House, Horspath Driftway, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JH, UK

  3. 5

    Westminster Learning Disability Partnership, 215 Lisson Grove, London, NW8 8LW, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust, 71 Quarella Road, Bridgend, CF31 1YE, UK

  2. 2

    The Willows, Barecroft Common, Magor, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, NP26 3EB, UK

  3. 4

    Ridgeway Partnership NHS Trust, Slade, House, Horspath Driftway, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151702

Online ISBN: 9781444301526

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Keywords:

  • nutrition, hydration and weight;
  • clinical consequences of malnutrition;
  • anthropometric measurements;
  • medication and effects on nutritional status;
  • constipation - problem for children and adults with PIMDS;
  • high-risk foods;
  • hierarchy of nutrition support for community;
  • enteral feeds - prescribed formulations in sterile containers;
  • administration of medications in ETF;
  • over- and undernutrition and nutritional pathologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Nutrition risk assessment

  • High-risk foods

  • Conclusion

  • Appendices

  • Further reading

  • Useful websites

  • References