Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card) / Edition 13

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; The most respected nutrition text for more than 50 years, Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process delivers comprehensive and up-to-date information from respected educators and practitioners in the field. The latest recommendations include the new MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, new and expanded chapters, and a large variety of tables, boxes, and pathophysiology algorithms, all providing need-to-know information with ease. New co-editor Janice L. Raymond joins L. Kathleen Mahan and Sylvia Escott-Stump and nearly 50 leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in writing a nutrition text that's ideal for use in class or everyday practice.

  • Expert contributors include nearly 50 nationally recognized writers, researchers, and practitioners, each writing on their area of specialization.
  • Clear, logical organization details each step of complete nutritional care from assessment to therapy.
  • UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms clarify the illness process and to ensure more effective care.
  • New Directions boxes reflect the latest research in emerging areas in nutrition therapy.
  • Focus On boxes provide additional detail on key chapter concepts.
  • Clinical Insight boxes and Clinical Scenarios with detailed Sample Nutrition Diagnosis statements help ensure the most accurate and effective interventions in practice.
  • Key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter and bolded within the text provide quick access to important nutrition terminology.
  • More than 1,000 self-assessment questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce key textbook content.
  • New recommendations reflect a comprehensive approach to diet and nutrition that incorporates the USDA's MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, and the Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommendations.
  • Reorganized table of contents reinforces the Nutrition Care Process structure endorsed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
  • MNT for Thyroid Disorders chapter details important nutrition considerations for managing thyroid disorders.
  • New calcium and vitamin D Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRIs) improve monitoring of nutrient intake.
  • Expanded Nutrition in Aging chapter includes assessment and nutritional care guidelines for the growing elderly patient population.
  • Growth grids for children detail proper patient nutrition during infancy and early childhood.
  • Extensively revised MNT for Food Allergies chapter highlights the importance of food allergy management in clinical nutrition therapy.
  • Updated appendices enhance assessment accuracy with the latest laboratory findings and normal values.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455737154
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/12/2011
  • Edition number: 13

Meet the Author

Janice Raymond, MS, RD
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Table of Contents


1. Intake: Digestion, Absorption, Transport and Excretion of Nutrients

2. Intake: Energy

3. Intake: Nutrients and Their Metabolism

4. Intake: Analysis of the Diet

5. Clinical: Nutritional Genomics

6. Clinical: Biochemical Assessment

7. Clinical: Water, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance

8. Clinical: Food-Drug Interactions

9. Clinical: Inflammation, Physical and Functional Assessment

10. Behavioral-Environmental: The Individual in the Community


11. Overview of Nutrition Diagnosis and Intervention

12. Food-Nutrient Delivery: Planning the Diet

13. Food-Nutrient Delivery: Bioactive Substances and Integrative Care

14. Food-Nutrient Delivery: Nutrition Support Methods

15. Education and Counseling: Behavioral Change


16. Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation

17. Nutrition in Infancy

18. Nutrition in Childhood

19. Nutrition in Adolescence

20. Nutrition in the Adult Years

21. Nutrition in Aging


22. Nutrition for Weight Management

23. Nutrition in Eating Disorders

24. Nutrition for Exercise and Sports Performance

25. Nutrition and Bone Health

26. Nutrition for Oral and Dental Health


27. MNT for Food Allergies and Intolerance

28. MNT for Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

29. MNT for Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

30. MNT for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders

31. MNT for Diabetes Mellitus and Other Endocrine Disorders

32. MNT for Thyroid Disorders

33. MNT for Anemias

34. MNT for Cardiovascular Disorders and Heart Failure

35. MNT for Pulmonary Disease

36. MNT for Renal Disease

37. MNT for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

38. MNT for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease

39. MNT for Metabolic Stress: Sepsis, Trauma, Burns, and Surgery

40. MNT for Rheumatic Disorders

41. MNT for Neurologic Disorders

42. MNT for Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction


43. MNT for Neonatal Nutrition Support and Low-Birth-Weight Infant

44. MNT for Genetic Metabolic Disorders

45. MNT for Developmental Disorders


General information

1. General Abbreviations

2. Unit Abbreviations

3. Milliequivalents and Milligrams of Electrolytes

4. Equivalents, Conversions, and Portion (Scoop) Sizes

Nutrition Care Process

5. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Assessment

6. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Diagnosis

7. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Intervention

8. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation

Physical Assessment

9. Birth to 36 Months: Boys Length-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

10. Birth to 36 Months: Boys Head Circumference-for-Age and Weight-for-Length Percentiles

11. 2 to 20 Years: Boys Stature-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

12. Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles: Boys, 2 to 20 Years

13. Birth to 36 Months: Girls Length-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

14. Birth to 36 Months: Girls Head Circumference-for-Age and Weight-for-Length Percentiles

15. 2 to 20 Years: Girls Stature-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

16. Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles: Girls, 2 to 20 Years

17. Tanner Stages of Adolescent Development for Females

18. Tanner Stages of Adolescent Development for Males

19. Direct Methods for Measuring Height and Weight

20. Indirect Methods for Measuring Height

21. Determination of Frame Size

22. Adjustment of Desirable Body Weight for Amputees

23. Body Mass Index (BMI) Table

24. Percentage of Body Fat Based on Four Skinfold Measurements

25. Arm Anthropometry for Children

26. Arm Anthropometry for Adults

27. Recommendations for Clinical Application of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA)

28. Physical Activity and Calories Expended per Hour

29. Nutrition-Focused Physical Assessment

Laboratory Tests and Medications

30. Laboratory Values for Nutritional Assessment and Monitoring

31. Nutritional Implications of Selected Drugs

Nutrition Intervention

Nutrient Delivery: Enteral Formulary

32. System ABCD Enteral Formulary Nutrition Information for Enteral Formulas and Oral Supplements

Nutrition Education and Counseling

33. DASH Diet

34. Exchange Lists for Meal Planning

35. National Dysphagia Diets

36. Renal Diet for Dialysis

37. Sodium-Restricted Diets

Nutritional Facts

38. Nutritional Facts on Alcoholic Beverages

39. Nutritional Facts on Caffeine-Containing Products

40. Nutritional Facts on Essential (Omega) Fatty Acids

41. Nutritional Facts on a High-Fiber Diet

42. Nutritional Facts on Fluid and Hydration

43. Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL) of Selected Foods

44. Nutritional Facts on a High-Protein Diet

45. Nutritional Facts on Vegetarian Eating


46. Nutritional Facts on Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B12

47. Nutritional Facts on Vitamin A and Caretenoids

48. Nutritional Facts on Vitamin C

49. Nutritional Facts on Vitamin E

50. Nutritional Facts on Vitamin K


51. Nutritional Facts on Calcium and Vitamin D

52. Nutritional Facts on Chromium

53. Nutritional Facts on Iodine

54. Nutritional Facts on Iron

55. Nutritional Facts on Magnesium

56. Nutritional Facts on Potassium

57. Nutritional Facts on Selenium

58. Nutritional Facts on Zinc

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