Subjective Global Assessment Paper

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Mr. Browning’s body mass index (BMI) is 18.3, which I interpret as just below being considered a normal healthy weight. The normal BMI for a healthy weight is 18.5-24.9 (Treas & Wilkinson, 2014). Good nutrition is not only essential for health, but also is a key aspect of disease management (Treas & Wilkinson, 2014). Assessments One assessment I would use for this patient would be the Subjective Global Assessment. This assessment includes the combination of the patients history (medical, physical and weight) along with symptoms, energy level and existing disease (Treas & Wilkinson, 2014). This, I believe would be a good starting point for this client because at this age, when trying to determine if there are things that could be changed/altered
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