PES Statements for Constipation

Patient with constipation can have a wide variety of nutrition problems and etiologies. There is no “right” or “wrong” PES statement, but make sure yours is specific to the patient using the data you collected in your assessment. There are many potential nutrition diagnoses across all the domains that can pertain to patients with constipation.

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PES Statements for Cancer

Patient with cancer can have a wide variety of nutrition problems and etiologies. There is no “right” or “wrong” PES statement, but make sure yours is specific to the patient using the data you collected in your assessment. There are many potential nutrition diagnoses across all the domains that can pertain to patients with cancer.

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PES Statements for Malnutrition

The eNCPT uses malnutrition definitions from the 2012 AND/ASPEN consensus statement on malnutrition, so be sure to keep these guidelines in mind when deciding on a nutrition diagnosis. Other nutrition diagnoses from other domains can be applicable to patients with malnutrition as well. Make sure your PES statement is specific to the patient using the data you collected in your assessment.

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PES Statements for Hypertension

Patient with hypertension can have a wide variety of nutrition problems and etiologies. There is no “right” or “wrong” PES statement, but make sure yours is specific to the patient using the data you collected in your assessment. There are many potential nutrition diagnoses across all the domains that can pertain to patients with hypertension.

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PES Statements for Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex disease that can have a wide variety of nutrition diagnoses across all the domains. While there is no “right” or “wrong” PES statement, but make sure yours is specific to the patient. Nutrition diagnosis should ideally be resolved, or at least improved, through a nutrition intervention provided by the dietitian.

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PES Statements for Obesity

Obesity is a complex disease that can have a wide variety of nutrition problems and etiologies. There is no “right” or “wrong” PES statement, but make sure yours is specific to the patient using the data you collected in your assessment. There are many potential nutrition diagnoses across all the domains that can pertain to patients with obesity.

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What is a PES Statement?

PES stands for problem, etiology, signs/symptoms. PES statements use standardized terminology and are used by dietitians to communicate the nutrition diagnosis of a patient. PES statements are part of a larger framework known as the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) which provides dietitians with a framework to provide nutrition care using a systematic approach.

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20 PES Statement Examples

PES statements are structured sentences used by dietitians to communicate the nutrition diagnosis of a patient. They follow a specific structure that uses standardized terminology and are part of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP). Seeing examples is a great way to understand how to write the perfect PES statement.

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Nutrition Care Process Steps

The Nutrition Care Process provides dietitians a framework for providing nutritional services. There are four main steps being the assessment, diagnosis, intervention and monitoring and evaluation. While this is a standardized approach, the nutrition care provided to the patient is still individualized.

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