Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics / Edition 5

Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics / Edition 5

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by David H. Alpers, William F. Stenson, Beth E. Taylor, Dennis M. Bier
     
 

Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, evidence-based recommendations for nutrition of healthy individuals, nutritional support of hospitalized patients, and dietary management of patients with diabetes, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and wasting diseases such as cancer and AIDS. This thoroughly

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Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, evidence-based recommendations for nutrition of healthy individuals, nutritional support of hospitalized patients, and dietary management of patients with diabetes, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and wasting diseases such as cancer and AIDS. This thoroughly updated edition includes new information on metabolic syndrome, immuno-nutrition, and vitamin D deficiency. Chapters on nutritional support decision making, enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy, and use of diets and dietary components in clinical practice have been completely revised. Appendices include commonly used formulae, recommended dietary allowances, food labeling, and dietary guides for patient use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781768412
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Series:
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly known as the Spiral Manual Series)
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

GENERAL CONCEPTS OF NUTRITION
Approach to Nutrient Deficiency
Recommendations for Healthy Young Adults
Recommendations for Healthy Elderly Adults
Pregnancy and Lactation

INDIVIDUAL NUTRIENT COMPONENTS
Protein and Calories: Requirements, Intake, and Assessment
Vitamins
Minerals
Alternative Nutritional Therapy

THERAPEUTIC NUTRITION
Nutritional Support Decision Making
Enteral Nutritional Therapy
Parenteral Nutritional Therapy
Use of Diets and Dietary Components in Clinical Practice

NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC DISEASES
Dietary Management of Diabetes, Renal Disease, and Hyperlipidemia
Obesity
Nutritional Considerations in Wasting Diseases (e.g., Cancer, AIDS)

APPENDICES
Facts and Formulas Commonly Used in Nutritional Therapeutics
Recommended Dietary Allowances
Food Labeling
Dietary Guides for Patient Use

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