How to Talk to Family About Tube Feeding a Patient Without a Terminal Diagnosis

This information is intended as a guide to help you talk to a patient and/or family about advance directives regarding tube feeding. Consider individual circumstances and modify as needed to meet the needs of specific patients and families and your facility or agency...

Obesity: Talking to Parents of an Obese Child

Hi! I am the registered dietitian at this facility. I wanted to talk to you about your child’s health. I understand that your child’s doctor is concerned about your child’s weight. I plan to work with you and your child to help make changes in your child’s eating habits....

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Talking to the Family of a Child Who Was Recently Diagnosed

Hi! My name is_____________________, and I am the registered dietitian assigned to work with your family. I understand that your child was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I am sure you have many questions. I would like to tell you a little about what we will do...

Starting on Dialysis

Hello. My name is ________________________, and I am the dietitian at this facility. I understand that you are going to start kidney dialysis. I would like to help you understand how this might affect your diet. Your kidneys are not working like they are supposed to, and...

Paciente recien diagnosticado: primera consulta (Newly Diagnosed Patients: Conversation Starter)

Use esta información como guía para ayudarle a conversar con pacientes recientemente diagnosticados con diabetes. Considere las circunstancias individuales y modifique su discusión según sea necesario para enfrentar las necesidades de cada paciente. Hola. Entiendo que se le...

Newly Diagnosed Patients: Conversation Starter

Use this information as a guide to help you talk to your patients about their new diagnosis of diabetes. Consider individual circumstances, modifying your discussion as needed to meet the needs of each patient. Hello. I understand that you recently were diagnosed with...

How to Talk to a Cancer Patient About Increasing Food Intake

Note: Use this information as a guide to help you talk to patients and families about poor food intake. Consider individual circumstances and modify your discussion as needed to meet the needs of specific patients and families and your facility or agency policies....

How to Talk to Family About Wound Care

This information can be used as a guide to help you talk to a patient and/or family about wound care. Consider individual circumstances and modify as needed to meet the needs of specific patients and families and your facility policies. Hi. My name is _____________________...

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