Nutrition Care of the Older Adult A Handbook for Dietetics Professionals Working Throughout the Continuum of Care

ISBN-10: 0880913320
ISBN-13: 9780880913324
Edition: 2nd 2004
List price: $65.00
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Description: Completely revised with new chapters and sections covering everything the health-care provider needs to know when working with the older adult either at home or in nursing and long-term care facilities. Chapters cover factors affecting nutrition,  More...

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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 323
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Completely revised with new chapters and sections covering everything the health-care provider needs to know when working with the older adult either at home or in nursing and long-term care facilities. Chapters cover factors affecting nutrition, nutrition and disease, nutritional assessment, dining challenges and regulatory compliance. This scientifically sound and practical resource for new and experienced nutrition professionals includes new forms, resources, the food guide pyramid for older adults and an index of tales.

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Introduction to Nutrition in Older Adults
Nutrition in Older Adults: An Overview
Risk Factors Associated With Poor Nutritional Status
Housing Options
Community-Based Nutrition Services
Nutrition and Disease in Older Adults
Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes
Hepatic/Liver Disease
Renal Disease
Gastrointestinal Problems
Nutritional Anemias
Neurological Diseases
Dementia
Taste and Smell
Oral Health
Cancer
Nutrition Assessment
Nutrition Assessment
Laboratory Assessment
Drug-Nutrient Interactions
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Skin Integrity
Hydration
Involuntary Weight Loss
Dining Challenges
Rehabilitating the Eating-Disabled Client
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support
Nutrition Care for Palliative Care Clients
Regulatory Compliance
Litigation and Liability Issues
Quality Management
Federal Regulations
Appendixes
Subjective Global Assessment Summary
Mini Nutritional Assessment
Nutrition Risk Assessment
Index

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