Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach (with Infotrac(r)) with Other / Edition 2

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This casebook is composed of 39 realistic case studies appropriate for introductory and advanced level courses in nutrition and diet therapy. Each case study uses the medical record as its structure. The student solves the case" by using the information provided, i.e. hospital admission data, laboratory reports, and physician's narrative. The case is followed by a series of questions and applications that focus on pathophysiology, assessment, clinical, nutritional and behavioral outcomes, interventions, and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This real world" approach helps to prepare the student for the professional setting. Objectives for student learning within each case are built around the competencies for dietetic education as specified by the American Dietetic Association.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534527099
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/25/2003
  • Edition description: Second Edition, with Infotrac
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 7.88 (w) x 11.38 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Marcia Nahikian Nelms is currently a professor, registered dietician, and director of the dietetics program at Southeast Missouri State University. She comes to her academic career after practicing as a clinical dietician and public health nutritionist for over 25 years. Her clinical practice expertise centers on gastrointestinal diseases and hematology-oncology. Dr. Nahikian Nelms continues to consult in these practice areas as she guides new practitioners into the profession of dietetics. Dr. Nahikian Nelms is the lead author of Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, published by Wadsworth/Cengage Learning (2007), and author of "Nutritional Care of Lymphoma" in Nutritional Issues of Cancer Care, published by the Oncology Nursing Society (2004), as well as numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters for other texts. Dr. Nahikian Nelms has most recently been honored as the recipient of the PRIDE award at Southeast Missouri State University. This award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence as a teacher and an extraordinary level of scholarship and service. She additionally was named Outstanding Dietetics Educator in Missouri and received the Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching.

SARA LONG ROTH, PhD, RD, is Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to obtaining her PhD in health education, she practiced as a clinical dietitian for 11 years. Her specialty areas are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She is an active leader in national, state, and district dietetic associations whereshe has served in numerous elected and appointed positions, including the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education, and Commission on Dietetic Registration. Dr. Long is coauthor of Understanding Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach, Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition: A Nursing Approach, and Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Dr. Long has received various awards and honors for teaching, including Outstanding Dietetic Educator (ADA) and Outstanding Educator for the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR LIFECYCLE CONDITIONS. 1. Pregnancy with Iron Deficiency Anemia (Introductory Level). 2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (Introductory Level). 3. Polypharmacy of the Elderly - Drug Nutrient Interactions (Introductory Level). 4. Athletic Training and Performance - Nutrition Assessment (Introductory Level). 5. Bariatic Surgery for Treatment of Morbid Obesity (Advanced Practice). Unit 2: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERARY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS. 6. Hypertension (Introductory Level). 7. Cardiovascular Disease with Multiple Risk Factors (Introductory Level). 8. Myocardial Infarction (Introductory Level). 9. Congestive Heart Failure with Resulting Cardiac Cachexia (Advanced Practice). Unit 3: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. 10. Gastroesophageal Reflux (Introductory Level). 11. Ulcer Disease - Part One: Medical Treatment (Introductory Level). 12. Ulcer Disease - Part Two: Surgical Treatment (Introductory Level). 13. Infectious Diarrhea with Resulting Dehydration (Introductory Level). 14. Celiac Disease (Introductory Level). 15. Diverticulosis with Incidence of Diverticulitis (Introductory Level). 16. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Introductory Level). 17. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's versus Ulcerative Colitis - Medical and Nutritional Treatment (Introductory Level). 18. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's versus Ulcerative Colitis - Surgical Treatment Resulting in Short Bowel Syndrome (Advanced Practice). Unit 4: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR PANCREATIC AND LIVER DISORDERS. 19. Chronic Pancreatitis Secondary to Chronic Alcoholism (Introductory Level). 20. Acute Hepatitis (Introductory Level). 21. Cirrhosis of the Liver with Resulting Hepatic Encephalopathy (Advanced Practice). Unit 5: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS. 22. Depression - Drug Nutrient Interaction (Introductory Level). 23. Parkinson's Disease with Dysphagia (Introductory Level). Unit 6: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR PULMONARY DISORDERS. 24. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Introductory Level). 25. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Respiratory Failure (Advanced Level). Unit 7: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS. 26. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (Introductory Level). 27. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus with Diabetic Ketoacidosis (Introductory Level). 28. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Introductory Level). 29. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndromw (HHNK) - (Advanced Practice). 30. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (Advanced). 31. Metabolic Disorder - Phenylketonuria (Introductory Level). Unit 8: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR RENAL DISORDERS. 32. Impaired Renal Function (Introductory). 33. End-Stage Renal Disease treated with Hemodialysis (Introductory Level). Unit 9: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR HYPERMETABOLISM, INFECTION AND TRAUMA. 34. Closed Head Injury - Metabolic Stress with use of Nutrition Support (Introductory Level). 35. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (Introductory Level). 36. AIDS with Opportunities Infections (Advanced Practice). Unit 10: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY FOR HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY. 37. Lymphoma treated with Chemotherapy - Part One (Introductory Level). 38. Lymphoma - Part Two (Advanced Practice). 39. Acute Leukemia treated with Total Body Irradiation, Chemotherapy and Bone Marrow Transplant (Advanced Practice). APPENDICES. A. Common Medical Abbreviations. B. Normal Values for Physical Examination. C. Dietary Reference Intakes. D. CDC Growth Charts: United States. E. Prenatal Weight Gain. F. Medical Record Documentation Form. G. Diabetic Medical Nutrition Therapy Calculation Form. H. Renal Medical Nutrition Therapy Calculation Form. I. Subjective Goal Assessment Form. J. Phenylketonuria Nutrition Resources.

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