Yui Anasako Kawasaki

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BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Nursing staff have an important role in patients' nutritional care. The aim of this study was to demonstrate how the practice of sharing a patient's nutritional status with colleagues was affected by the nursing staff's attitude, knowledge and their priority to provide nutritional care. SUBJECTS/METHODS The participants were 492(More)
BACKGROUND In East Asian countries, which have a high prevalence of underweight individuals, there is little information about the association between dietary factors and abnormal glucose tolerance during pregnancy. We examined the association between carbohydrate intake and moderately abnormal glucose tolerance in Japanese pregnant women. METHODS We(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS The accuracy of the visual estimation method is unknown, even though it is commonly used in hospitals to measure the dietary intake of patients. We aimed to compare the difference in the validity of visual estimation according to the raters' job categories and tray divisions, and to demonstrate associations between meal characteristics and(More)
Purpose Visual estimation, an easy-to-perform technique, is commonly used in hospitals to assess dietary intake in patients. The authors performed a qualitative study where the authors interviewed nurses and dietitians about their perceptions of barriers to accurately measuring patients' dietary intake in hospitals using the visual estimation method. The(More)
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