Choose one of the following case study scenarios and answer the following questions:
Case study 1: Child male (5yo) Height 3’4” Weight 70 lbs. Family obesity
Case study 2: Adult female (33yo) Height 5’8” Weight 140 lbs. Hx Diabetes-Type II
Case study 3: Elderly female (65yo)Height 5’2” Weight 92 lbs. Hx Irritable Bowel Syndrome
1. Determine the patient’s BMI and present how you calculated it.
2. How is BMI used in health assessment, promotion and disease prevention? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the method?
3. What evidence-based practice health promotion interventions (strategies) would you suggest for this patient?
4. What resources and/or technology applications could be provided to guide the patient in self-management of health? Be specific by providing an actual, usable app or website.