percent for their weight/height (X report, date). Large number of fast food establishments in the area Many of these fast food establishments are known for serving food that is high in calories and fat, and low in fiber, vitamins, and nutrients While official statistics on the number of eating establishments was not collected, fireman John Housman (personal communication, January 2016) said that he would often see families lined up in the drive-through stations of the community’s most popular fast food restaurants. Lack of parents exposing their children to proper exercise and fitness routines The lack of physical activity is known to contribute to an increase in obesity rates. I heard anecdotal evidence from two of the people I spoke to (personal communication, nurse Darlene McCoy and fireman John Houser, January 2016) that they rarely see parents leading their children in physical activity in playgrounds or parks in the area. Large numbers of More liquor stores and bars Nurse Darlene McCoy said in
liquor stores in the area means fewer places to have eat healthy food and exercise. personal communication (January 2017) that she is often to these establishments when someone reports a robbery or another kind of violence. Large numbers of bars, VFWs, and other establishments that often cater to the irresponsible drinking of its patrons Catering to drinking at later hours often makes it easier for these patrons to go home inebriated or closer to incapacitated. Firefighter John Houser (personal communication, January 2016) said that he often sees these establishments with full parking lots both late at night and early in the morning. * These are factors that contribute to problem and outcomes. + Refer to appropriate sections of the database and relevant research of the findings in current literature. Data in the third column could be local, state, or national statistics. Refer to text (pg. 420-423) for additional examples. 3. Community Health Nursing Diagnoses: Based on your subjective and objective assessment findings above for both Weeks 1 and 2, write TWO priority community health nursing diagnoses. You must use this format as outlined in your text page 413 (do NOT use NANDA): Health Risk/problem of (specific injury, illness, or potential of, complication of, etc) among (specific population) related to (supporting evidence from your assessment findings). Your CHN Diagnoses MUST be something that a community/public health nurse can do something about. See example below. Note: Poverty is NOT a CHN diagnosis. Remember do NOT use NANDA Nursing Diagnoses. For example: Risk of asthma complications among children in SE Dallas County related to observations of overcrowded living conditions, lack of public transportation (may result in inability to access health care), high number of animals observed living in homes, poverty indications (may result in lack of access to medications).
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