Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nutritional Assessment and Care

ISBN-10: 0323052657
ISBN-13: 9780323052658
Edition: 6th 2009
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Description: A concise but thorough and comprehensive nutrition reference for all caregivers, this text serves nursing students, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietetic students, and dietitians alike, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The content helps  More...

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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

A concise but thorough and comprehensive nutrition reference for all caregivers, this text serves nursing students, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietetic students, and dietitians alike, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The content helps all readers to understand the nutritional aspects of health care delivery. Its handy, portable size, clear organization, and thorough coverage of all age groups and numerous diseases and special conditions make it a must-have resource. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to focus on nutritional assessment, making it even more current and relevant to practice. Incorporates nutrition assessment into almost every chapter, emphasizing performance of a complete nutrition assessment as a basis for planning nutrition interventions and teaching. Covers both enteral and parenteral nutrition support. Highlights the importance of weight control and physical activity for the prevention and care of diabetes and other health problems. Cultural and ethnic nutrition information helps you understand food preferences of diverse populations to aid in planning interventions that will better suit clients needs. Appendixes provide valuable resources for nutrition intervention, referral, and teaching. The glossary gives you clear definitions of words in an easily accessible reference. MyPyramid and MyPyramid for Kids simplify diet and lifestyle planning for all age groups. NEW assessment tool MEDFICTS (Meat, Eggs, Dairy, Fried foods, In baked goods, Convenience foods, Table fats, Snacks) helps evaluate an individuals diet. MORE information on limiting sodium intake to fight hypertension and ischemic heart disease. EXPANDED content on the liver, particularly related to hepatitis. NEW table lists medications that can impair control of glucose and lipid levels. NEW information on medications to address the nutritional implications of cancer, HIV infection, and diabetes.

Nutrition for Health Promotion
Nutrition and Health: Overview
Nutrition Assessment
Pregnancy and Lactation
Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Adulthood and Aging
Athletic Performance
Obesity and Weight Control
Nutrition Support
Enteral Nutrition
Parenteral Nutrition
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Metabolic Stress: Critical Illness, Trauma, and Surgery
Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Liver Dysfunction
Cancer
HIV Infection
Cardiovascular Disease
Pulmonary Disease, Including Cystic Fibrosis
Renal Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Alcohol-Related, Mental, and Neurological Disorders
Eating Disorders
Pediatric Disorders
Glossary

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