This casebook is composed of 32 realistic case studies that help prepare students for their future careers. They "solve the case" by using the information provided--such as hospital admission data, laboratory reports, and physician's narrative. The case is followed by a series of questions organized around the nutrition care process that focus on pathophysiology, assessment, clinical, nutritional, and behavioral outcomes, interventions, and appropriate follow-up for the patient.
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Meet the Author
Dr. Nahikian-Nelms is currently a professor of clinical health and rehabilitation sciences and director of the dietetic internship in the Division of Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University. At Ohio State, she also serves as nutrition faculty for the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) program and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. She has practiced as a dietitian and public health nutritionist for over 25 years. She is the lead author for the textbooks: _Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology_; _Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach_; and _Food and Culture_. Additionally, she has contributed to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Manual for the sections on gastrointestinal disorders and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters for other texts. Her clinical expertise focuses on development and practice of evidence-based nutrition therapy for a variety of conditions including diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, and hematology/oncology for both pediatrics and adult populations, as well as the development of alternative teaching environments for students within their clinical training. Recently, her scholarly work has focused on the use and development of simulation activities as a component of the dietetic curriculum. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has received the Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching for the State of Missouri, Outstanding Dietetic Educator in Missouri and Ohio, and the PRIDE award from Southeast Missouri State University in recognition of her teaching. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has previously served in her district and state dietetic associations as well as on the ACEND board and as a program reviewer.
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 association's where she 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.
Unit 1: NUTRITION FOR LIFE CYCLE CONDITIONS. 1. Childhood Overweight. 2. Rheumatoid Arthritis. 3. Cystic Fibrosis. 4. Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. 5. Polypharmacy of the Elderly: Drug-Nutrient Interactions. Unit 2: NUTRITION THERARY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS. 6. Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease. 7. Myocardial Infarction. 8. Congestive Heart Failure with Resulting Cardiac Cachexia. Unit 3: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. 9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. 10. Ulcer Disease: Medical and Surgical Treatment. 11. Infectious Diarrhea with Resulting Dehydration. 12. Celiac Disease. 13. Diverticulosis with Incidence of Diverticulitis. 14. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohns Disease. Unit 4: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR PANCREATIC AND HEPATOBILIARY DISORDERS. 15. Chronic Pancreatitis Secondary to Chronic Alcoholism. 16. Acute Hepatitis. 17. Cirrhosis of the Liver with Resulting Hepatic Encephalopathy. Unit 5: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS. 18. Stroke. 19. Alzheimers Disease. Unit 6: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR PULMONARY DISORDERS. 20. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 21. COPD with Respiratory Failure. Unit 7: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS. 22. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. 23. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. 24. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. 25. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Unit 8: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR RENAL DISORDERS. 26. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Treated with Dialysis. 27. Renal Transplant. Unit 9: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR HYPERMETABOLISM, INFECTION, AND TRAUMA. 28. Traumatic Brain Injury: Metabolic Stress with Nutrition Support. 29. AIDS. 30. Metabolic Stress and Trauma. Unit 10: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY. 31. Lymphoma Treated with Chemotherapy. 32. Esophageal Cancer Treated with Surgery and Radiation. APPENDICES. A. Common Medical Abbreviations. B. Normal Values for Physical Examination. C. Routine Laboratory Tests with Nutritional Implications. D. Exchange Lists for Diabetes Meal Plan Form and Food Lists Nutrient Information.