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Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Author : David L. Katz
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Written by one of America's foremost authorities in preventive medicine, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, Second Edition is the practical, comprehensive, evidence-based reference that all clinicians need to offer patients effective, appropriate dietary counseling. This fully revised edition incorporates the latest studies and includes new chapters on diet and hematopoiesis, diet and dermatologic conditions, and health effects of coffee, chocolate, and ethanol. Each chapter concludes with concise guidelines for counseling and treatment, based on consensus and the weight of evidence. Appendices include clinically relevant formulas, nutrient data tables, patient-specific meal planners, and print and Web-based resources for clinicians and patients.

Practical Handbook of Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Author : Donald F. Kirby
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The Practical Handbook of Nutrition in Clinical Practice is an excellent supplement to standard textbooks in nutrition support and a must-have reference for those with an interest in this area. The text reviews nutrition assessment techniques from the very basic to the latest research methods. The areas of malnutrition and refeeding are explored as are overnutrition and obesity. Enteral access techniques and enteral nutrition are expertly covered. The history and current practice of total parenteral nutrition are discussed by one of the modern-day developers of this lifesaving technique. The role of managed care in nutrition is a timely chapter with current health care reform in mind. Nutritional immunology, nutrition in renal disease, nutrition fraud and ethical issues in nutrition support, along with nutrition support in short bowel syndrome and the surgical patient, are all discussed in detail.

Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Author : David Katz
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Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Author : Marion Nestle
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Abstract: A book for medical students, residents, physicians, and other health profession students and practitioners who have not taken formal nutrition courses provides information on a wide range of basic and applied topics demonstrating the importance of nutrition in disease prevention and treatment. The text provides a rigorous scientific approach to the use of diet therapy, discusses key and sometimes controversial issues, and presents guidelines for patient care. The 56 text chapters are grouped among 6 specific areas: the basic characteristics and principles of nutrients and dietary recommendations; nutritional physiology (including digestion, absorption, metabolism, starvation, immunity, and illness-induced malnutrition); nutritional assessment and support strategies (including enteral and parenteral feeding); nutritional assessment and support in pregnancy, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and the elderly; the nutritional aspects of a wide variety of specific diseases; and various interactions between diet and lifestyle (including exercise, food additives, contaminants, and toxins, supplements, vegetarian diets, and nutrition policy and politics).

Issues and Choices in Clinical Nutrition Practice

Author : Abby S. Bloch
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Written by eminent authorities in nutrition and dietetics, this unique text explores controversial and challenging issues that dietitians must deal with in clinical practice. Topics addressed include the economics of dietetic patient care. the dietetic professional's role on the healthcare team, the impact of emerging sciences on nutrition practice,and international nutritional guidelines. The book encourages students and practitioners to reevaluate the dietitian's role and examine viewpoints that vary from traditional approaches in nutrition practice. Issues to Ponder boxes provide interesting questions and topics for further exploration and discussion. More than 95 graphs and tables illustrate key concepts and synthesize important information.

Applied Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Author : International College of Applied Nutrition
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Nutrition in Clinical Practice

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Clinical Nutrition in Practice

Author : Nicholas Katsilambros
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An easy-to-use book with questions on clinical nutrition clearly posed and answers based on real-life studies, this is a ready reference for the busy healthcare professional. Clinical Nutrition in Practice opens with introductory chapters on the basis of healthy nutrition, malnutrition and nutritional assessment. These are followed by chapters addressing the nutritional needs of patients with obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid and neurologic disorders, as well as diseases of various organ systems, such as the GI tract, renal and pulmonary systems. Special attention is given to describing nutrition in cancer patients and those with HIV/AIDS and the book concludes with a discussion of enteral and parenteral nutrition. Nutritionists, dietitians and other health professionals working with patients with impaired nutrition or special nutritional requirements, such as diabetologists, endocrinologists (especially those treating obesity), cardiologists and oncologists will find this a refreshing approach to an important subject. Nurses, medical students and those working in the food industry will also find this a handy guide. Easy-to-follow style with questions clearly posed and answers based on real-life case studies Outlines the basics of healthy nutrition, malnutrition and nutritional assessment Detailed consideration of the nutritional needs of patients with a variety of chronic diseases, e.g. cardiovascular or rheumatoid disorders, cancer and HIV/AIDS Uses an interesting contemporary approach that health professionals will find a refreshing change

Plumer s Principles and Practice of Intravenous Therapy

Author : Ada Lawrence Plumer
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Disc contains drug monographs on more than 100 intravenous agents in a printable format for patient teaching and 11 appendices with information on continuing education, governmental regulations, and other subjects relevant to infusion therapy.

Artificial Nutrition and Support in Clinical Practice

Author : Jason Payne-James
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Any healthcare professional with, or developing an interest in, clinical nutrition will be able to use this textbook, first published in 2001, as a source of information for the formation of a clinical nutrition support service of excellence. The first three parts of the book will enable a clear perspective of the metabolism and physiology of clinical nutrition to be related to the practical application of support techniques. The fourth part of the book highlights the role of nutrition support in specific disease groups. A number of additional chapters have been added for this second edition, and modifications made to the content of chapters from the first edition to cover newer areas or areas of omission.