Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney / Edition 6

Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney / Edition 6

by T. Alp Ikizler
     
 

Thoroughly revised and updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible guide to nutritional management of patients with acute and chronic renal diseases. Leading international experts present state-of-the-art information on these patients' nutritional requirements and offer dietary recommendations, with menus and lists of supplements

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Thoroughly revised and updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible guide to nutritional management of patients with acute and chronic renal diseases. Leading international experts present state-of-the-art information on these patients' nutritional requirements and offer dietary recommendations, with menus and lists of supplements to enhance patient compliance. Numerous tables and figures enable readers to find essential information quickly. This edition includes new chapters on the dietary approach to treating patients with kidney stones and hypertension, as well as on obesity and physical activity as they relate to patients with kidney disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781795173
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/22/2009
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Sixth
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
864,331
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1Nutritional requirements of healthy adults1
2Effects of renal insufficiency on endocrine function and nutrient metabolism29
3Calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D47
4Management of lipd abnormalities in the patient with renal disease71
5Nutritional support in acute renal failure95
6Requirements for protein, calories, and fat in the predialysis patient115
7Nutritional requirements of diabetics with nephropathy138
8Nephrotic syndrome : nutritional consequences and dietary management160
9Nutritional strategies in progressive renal insufficiency176
10Trace elements and vitamins in renal disease196
11Nutritional requirements in hemodialysis218
12Nutrition and peritoneal dialysis228
13Nutritional requirements of renal transplant patients245
14Nutrition intervention for chronic renal diseases267

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