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How would you word a nursing diagnosis for obesity? I'm thinking about using knowledge deficient so my interventions can include teaching. Any other ideas?
IF the client has a MEDICAL diagnosis of Obesity/Morbid obesity then you could use the NURSING diagnosis
Altered Nutrition: more than body requirements secondary to Obesity/Morbid obesity AEB BMI exceeds 30.
to calculate your patients BMI.