Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney

Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney

by William E. Mitch, T. Alp Ikizler
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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.

Editorial Reviews

Reviewer: Abed A Sekkarie, MD. MPH(Bluefield Regional Medical Center)
Description: Useful for all health professionals involved in taking care of patients with kidney disease.
Purpose: The objective of discussing the main issues of renal nutrition was met.
Audience: The book is for Physicians, nurses and dietitians.
Features: Covers all aspects of renal nutrition, in a variety of settings, in well-organized chapters.
Assessment: Well written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451152906
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
4 MB

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