THIS RESEARCH WILL DEVELOP AND TEST VIDEOTAPE INSTRUCTION ASA METHOD TO TEACH NEW PATIENTS IN THE PROCEDURE FOR RECORDING DAILY FOOD CONSUMPTION ON NAS CARDS.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 565
Amount: $57,242.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1983
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Nutrition Scientific
P.o. Box 247, South Pasadena, CA, 91030
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 DONNA CONOVER
 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 (213) 224-7315
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
THIS RESEARCH WILL DEVELOP AND TEST VIDEOTAPE INSTRUCTION ASA METHOD TO TEACH NEW PATIENTS IN THE PROCEDURE FOR RECORDING DAILY FOOD CONSUMPTION ON NAS CARDS. NAS CARDS ARE MARK SENSE COMPUTER CARDS USED TO RECORD DAILY FOOD CONSUMPTION. NAS CARDS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE THE COST OF COMPUTING NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION OF HUMAN DIETS AND MAKE THE INFORMATION MORE RAPIDLY AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY ELIMINATE CODING OF FOOD IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS AND THE SIZEOF PORTIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN EATEN. AT PRESENT, EXPERIENCED DIETICIANS TEACH NEW PATIENTS HOW TO FILL OUT NAS CADS. THEAPPLICANT BELIEVES THAT NAS CARDS WILL BE MORE WIDELY USEFULAND COMMERCIALLY ATTRACTIVE IF A VIDEOTAPED INSTRUCTION CAN BE USED FOR THIS PURPOSE. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL LEAD

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