Teaching Plan to Address Bulimia
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This paper gives an overview, including statistics, of bulimia nervosa, an eating disorder that can have adverse effects on the health of pregnant women, and mothers and their babies. The writer sets forth a teaching plan for nurses to open the eyes of expecting and new mothers to the dangers of bulimia. An integral part of the plan is to convince new mothers that bulimia is also considered anti-social, as this may be key to persuading bulimic women to forgo this behavior. The writer draws support for this plan from 10 sources, all from peer reviewed journals.
From the Paper:"Education on bulimia nervosa is important for Nurses at the Nurses for Newborns Foundation here in St. Louis because bulimia threatens the long-term health of newborns and mothers. Bulimia is two or more episodes of binge eating followed by vomiting or purging for three weeks. (James, 2001, p. 37) Bulimia cam lead to complications which can be fatal. (Bowers, 1988, p. 55) Five million people have eating disorders, 85 % are women. (James, 2001, p. 36) Eating disorders lead to complications in 1 % of pregnancies. (James, 2001, p. 37) Bulimia is two to three times more common than anorexia, especially common in women in late adolescence and...."
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