Geriatric Nutrition

Geriatric Nutrition

by John E. Morley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0849338158

ISBN-13: 9780849338151

Pub. Date: 05/21/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Geriatric Nutrition covers the current state of nutritional science for the elderly. What is the role of nutrients in age-associated disease? How can nutrition prevent or reduce morbidity? The book is devoted to the particular considerations in nutrient requirements and metabolism in older adults. It also ties basic research with current clinical practice.

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Geriatric Nutrition covers the current state of nutritional science for the elderly. What is the role of nutrients in age-associated disease? How can nutrition prevent or reduce morbidity? The book is devoted to the particular considerations in nutrient requirements and metabolism in older adults. It also ties basic research with current clinical practice. Comprehensive coverage includes diabetes, obesity, depression, dementia, cardiovascular disease, cancer, COPD, ulcers, and immunity. Specialty chapters cover nutrition issues in nursing homes, semi-assisted living situations and ethical issues at end-of-life. A CD-ROM, included with the book, contains 4-color illustrations and learning aids for clinicians and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849338151
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/21/2007
Series:
Nutrition and Disease Prevention Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

The Aging Society and Nutrition Epidemiology, S. Pulisetty and J.E. Morley
Molecular Theories of Aging and Nutritional Interventions, H.J. Armbrecht
The Role of Nutrition in the Prevention of Age-Associated Diseases, J.E. Morley
Obesity in Older Adults, G.A. Wittert
Sarcopenia and Cachexia, J.E. Morley and M.T. Haren
Immunity and Nutrition, C. Trinh
Nutritional Requirements in Older Adults, D.R. Thomas
Energy Balance, J.E. Morley
Water Metabolism, D.R. Thomas and J.E. Morley
Vitamin Disorders, R.R. Hajjar and Z. Nahhas
Trace Elements, J.E. Morley
Nutritional Assessment in Older Persons, D.R. Thomas
Geriatric Assessment and Its Interaction with Nutrition, J. Gammack
Nutritional Assessment in the European Community, J.M. Bauer and D. Volkert
The Oral Cavity and Nutrition, N. Garcia and D.D. Miley
Management of Protein-Energy Undernutrition in Older Adults, D.R. Thomas
Prescription for Enteral Nutrition, Z. Syed and S.H. Tariq
Prescription for Parenteral Nutrition, D.R. Thomas
Nutrition Management in Nursing Homes, D. Munikrishnappa
Providing Optimal Nutrition in the Assisted Living Environment, C.W. Bales, G.T. Buhr, V.H. Hawk, L.S. Evanko, and H.K. White
Nutritional Factors in Dementia, S. Joshi
Nutrition and Depression, M. Gebretsadik and G.T. Grossberg
Nutrition and Behavior, J.E. Morley
Nutritional Management of Hypertension, R,R. Hajjar
Nutrition and Cancer: Some Practical Approaches to Management, H. McKean and A. Jatoi
Nutrition and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Geriatric Patient, A. Mazza
COPD and Undernutrition: A Complex Interaction, O.A. Cepeda
Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Function, M.L. Omran and W. Aneed
Drug–Nutrient Interactions, D.R. Thomas
Nutrition and the Endocrine System, N. Senkottaiyan and J.E. Morley
Nutritional Anemia in Older Persons, D.R. Thomas
The Role of Nutrition in Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers, D.R. Thomas
Nutrition and Fracture Risk, J.E. Morley and K.R. Wehmeier
Multicultural Issues, N. Tumosa
Choice and Nutritionals: Ethical Issues, R. Kevorkian Index

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