Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney / Edition 3

Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney / Edition 3

by William E. Mitch, Saulo Klahr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781715342

ISBN-13: 9780781715348

Pub. Date: 05/04/1998

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This helpful guide provides a practical overview of the nutritional principles and pathophysiologic concepts specific to patients with renal disease. Physicians, dietitians, nurses and their clients — diabetics, patients with nephrotic syndrome, those undergoing hemodialysis, and others — will all benefit from the nutritional requirements and dietary

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This helpful guide provides a practical overview of the nutritional principles and pathophysiologic concepts specific to patients with renal disease. Physicians, dietitians, nurses and their clients — diabetics, patients with nephrotic syndrome, those undergoing hemodialysis, and others — will all benefit from the nutritional requirements and dietary guidelines found in this text. Now completely revised and updated for the Third Edition, Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney is even more concise and more useful — important points are bulleted and highlighted for quick reference and numerous tables support and clarify essential material. In-depth discussion is offered for actual dietary therapy of patients with renal disease, including menus and lists of supplements that can be used to enhance compliance. New in this edition: the impact of abnormal lipid metabolism; requirements for trace minerals and vitamins; and methods for assessing the adequacy of nutritional intervention in uremia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781715348
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/04/1998
Series:
The Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.71(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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