Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-based Approach / Edition 4

Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-based Approach / Edition 4

by Lisa Hark, Gail Morrison
     
 

Written for medical, nursing and physician assistant students, residents, dietetic interns, and health professionals in practice, Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-Based Approach, 4th Edition, is a practical guide to the role of nutrition in everyday clinical practice. The new edition of this best-selling text has been updated by nationally

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Written for medical, nursing and physician assistant students, residents, dietetic interns, and health professionals in practice, Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-Based Approach, 4th Edition, is a practical guide to the role of nutrition in everyday clinical practice. The new edition of this best-selling text has been updated by nationally recognized nutritionists and physicians who teach nutrition in medical schools and residency programs.

Key features include:
• 24 clinical cases simulating actual patient work-ups to reinforce the material
• Updated multiple choice review questions which allow readers to test their knowledge and prepare for courses, certifying exams, and earn C.E. credits
• Two new chapters: Vitamins and Minerals and Cancer Prevention
• Four new cases: Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension, and Sleep Apnea

Moving from the fundamentals of nutrition assessment and vitamins to more specific chapters on pathophysiology of chronic diseases to oncology and nutrition support, this book teaches you how to diagnose and manage nutritional problems, integrate nutrition into your clinical practice, and answer patients’ most common questions.

In addition, registered dieticians can earn 45 C.E. credits from the American Dietetic Association by successfully completing the multiple choice questions included in the book. Everything has been pre-approved, there are no additional fees. It’s that simple.
 
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405186155
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/09/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals of Nutrition Assessment .

Chapter 1: Overview of Nutrition in Clinical Care.

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Chapter 2: Vitamins, Minerals and Dietary Supplements.

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Part II: Nutrition Throughout the Life-Cycle .

Chapter 3: Pregnancy and Lactation.

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Chapter 4: Infants, Children, and Adolescents· Childhood Growth and Development Patterns.

Chapter 5: Older Adults.

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Part III: Integrative Systems and Disease.

Chapter 6: Cardiovascular Disease.

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Chapter 7: Gastrointestinal Disease.

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Chapter 8: Endocrine Disease.

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Chapter 9: Pulmonary Disease.

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Chapter 10: Renal Disease.

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Part IV: Fundamentals of Oncology and Nutrition Support .

Chapter 11: Cancer Prevention and Treatment.

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Chapter 12: Enteral Nutrition Support.

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Chapter 13: Parenteral Nutrition Support.

Appendix: food sources charts.

Review Questions.

Review Answers.

Index.

CPE card

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