Week 6: Teen Case Study Ebook attached below: Nutritional Foundations


Week 6: Teen Case Study

Ebook attached below: Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach 7th Edition

Jordan is a 14-year-old middle school student, weighing 275 pounds and is 5’6” tall. Over the past 2 years, he has gained 60 pounds, as he has begun to withdraw from social activities, and avoid other students, due to bullying from others his age about his weight/appearance. 

Lately, Jordan has been missing a great deal of school too, particularly on the days he has a gym. Jordan’s parents are both average in height and weight, and Jordan’s mother says that he just takes after his grandfather William, who “was a husky man, and died of a sudden heart attack at the age of 44”. 

She says “We just have fat genes in the family; you can’t do anything about that”! He has been told he had “no willpower, or is weak, or that he needed to change his lifestyle, eat less and exercise more.” Jordan says “I go for a couple of days without eating, but then I get so hungry that I could eat the couch”! 

Jason has recently been diagnosed with gallbladder disease and has symptoms that typically occur after eating that include mild pain in the mid-epigastric region, radiating to the right upper quadrant of the abdomen and right subscapular area of the body.

You are the nurse assigned to Jason.

1.What would you include in your initial assessment data based on the scenario provided?

2.What would you teach Jordan based on the RDA Recommended Daily Allowance from the choosemyplate.gov link discussed in lesson 1, and the information provided about gallbladder disease provided in lesson 6?

3. Based on your assessment data and the information from the scenario what might be two high-priority Nursing Diagnosis to guide Jason’s plan of care?

APA format (6th ed.) and is free of errors       

Grammar and mechanics are free of errors free of Plagiarism   

References: Use your book, the outside source must be within the last 5 yrs, Scholarly Article or Nurse journals within the last 5 yrs

Type out the questions and respond to the question in APA format with citation and very detailed responses

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