Clinical Nutrition in Practice / Edition 1

Clinical Nutrition in Practice / Edition 1

by Nikolaos Katsilambros, Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos, Meropi D. Kontogianni, Evangelia Manglara, Kalliopi-Anna Poulia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405180846

ISBN-13: 9781405180849

Pub. Date: 08/31/2010

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405180849
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Principles of Healthy Nutrition Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos Meropi Kontogianni Evangelia Manglara 1

2 Nutritional Assessment Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos 27

3 Malnutrition Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos 37

4 Weight Management and Eating Disorders Nikolaos Katsilambros Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos 45

5 Diabetes Nikolaos Katsilambros Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos 61

6 Hypertension and Cardiovascular Diseases Meropi Kontogianni 79

7 Gastrointestinal Diseases Meropi Kontogianni 93

8 Renal Disease Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 127

9 Pulmonary Diseases Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos Meropi Kontogianni Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 139

10 Life Expectancy Evangelia Manglara 143

11 HIV/AIDS Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 147

12 Metabolic Stress Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos 155

13 Neoplastic Diseases Meropi Kontogianni 163

14 Rheumatic Diseases Meropi Kontogianni 171

15 Nutrition and Anaemias Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 181

16 Neurological and Mental Disorders Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 187

17 Enteral Nutrition Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 197

18 Parenteral Nutrition Kalliopi-Anna Poulia 205

19 Food Allergy Meropi Kontogianni 213

Index 217

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