Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses

ISBN-10: 0131722166
ISBN-13: 9780131722163
Edition: 2011
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Book details

List price: $122.60
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.322
Language: English

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurseswill be a staple in your nursing library. Encompassing all aspects of nutrition, from the foundation of nutrition principles to the medical nutrition therapy, it presents a solid, evidence-based approach to nutrition. Now, more than ever, it is crucial that nurses know how to interpret the science of nutrition and its role in health maintenance and disease. This new book helps the reader sift through the evolving field of nutrition, with information coming from the media, marketing promotions, the neighborrsquo;s advice, and internet information. The easy-to-understand organization and features that focus on the latest evidence make this book comprehensive, while at the same time fun to read. Among the many useful chapter features, the reader will find: Evidence-Based Practice boxes that analyze the latest research in the field. Nursing Care Plans will correlate key concepts of the chapter with the nursing process. Hot Topics give the reader an overview of trendy nutrition topics and present the latest research Client Education Checklists are quick reviews of the major patient teaching points presented in the chapter and serve as a guide to implementing patient education. NCLEX-RNreg;-style questions for each chapter give readers a chance to review the material. A great resource for the practicing nurse or a nursing student

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses
Sheila Buckley Tucker
Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction
Nursing and Nutrition Care
Principles of Nutrition
Carbohydrates
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Protein
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Fats
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Vitamins
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Minerals
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Fluid (including alcohol and caffeine)
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Energy Balance
Definition
Function in the body
Nutrition recommendations
Food sources
Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns
Nursing practice applications
Summary
Community Nutrition and Health Promotion
Nutrition Recommendations and Standards
Nutrition recommendations�DRIs, RDAs
Health promotion nutrition standards (updated Food Guide Pyramid, 5-a-day fruits and vegetables, etc.)
Food and supplement labeling�regulations, terms, claims
Community Nutrition
Nutrition and Exercise (including nutrition recommendations for athletes, sports supplements, nursing applications)
Nutrition in the Life Cycle
Nutrition Assessment
Pregnant/Lactating Female
Infant/Child/Adolescent
Adult and Older Adult
Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy
Nutrition Care and Support
Weight Management
Cardiovascular Disorders
Diabetes Mellitus
Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, and Pancreas
Renal Disease
Metabolic Stress (including stress response, surgery, burns, trauma, obstructive lung disease)
Cancer and HIV/AIDS
Food, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions
Nutrition in Complementary Care and Alternative Medicine
Appendixes

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