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Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses / Edition 1
     

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses / Edition 1

by Sheila Tucker
 

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ISBN-10: 0131722166

ISBN-13: 9780131722163

Pub. Date: 01/12/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses will be a staple in your nursing library. Encompassing all aspects of nutrition, from the foundation of nutrition principles to the medical nutrition therapy, it presents a solid, evidence-based approach to nutrition.

Now, more than ever, it is crucial that nurses know how to interpret the science of nutrition and

Overview

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses will be a staple in your nursing library. Encompassing all aspects of nutrition, from the foundation of nutrition principles to the medical nutrition therapy, it presents a solid, evidence-based approach to nutrition.

Now, more than ever, it is crucial that nurses know how to interpret the science of nutrition and its role in health maintenance and disease. This new book helps the reader sift through the evolving field of nutrition, with information coming from the media, marketing promotions, the neighbor’s advice, and internet information. The easy-to-understand organization and features that focus on the latest evidence make this book comprehensive, while at the same time fun to read. Among the many useful chapter features, the reader will find:

  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes that analyze the latest research in the field.
  • Nursing Care Plans will correlate key concepts of the chapter with the nursing process.
  • Hot Topics give the reader an overview of trendy nutrition topics and present the latest research
  • Client Education Checklists are quick reviews of the major patient teaching points presented in the chapter and serve as a guide to implementing patient education.
  • NCLEX-RN®-style questions for each chapter give readers a chance to review the material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131722163
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/12/2010
Series:
MyNursingKit Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
1,054,200
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses

Sheila Buckley Tucker

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Chapter 1: Nursing and Nutrition Care

Section I: Principles of Nutrition

Chapter 2: Carbohydrates

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

*Chapter 3: Protein

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

*Chapter 4: Fats

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

Chapter 5: Vitamins

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

Chapter 6: Minerals

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

Chapter 7: Fluid (including alcohol and caffeine)

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

Chapter 8: Energy Balance

Definition

Function in the body

Nutrition recommendations

Food sources

Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

Nursing practice applications

Summary

Section II: Community Nutrition and Health Promotion

Chapter 9: Nutrition Recommendations and Standards

Nutrition recommendations–DRIs, RDAs

Health promotion nutrition standards (updated Food Guide Pyramid, 5-a-day fruits and vegetables, etc.)

Food and supplement labeling–regulations, terms, claims

Chapter 10: Community Nutrition

Nutrition and health promotion (including disease prevention, health disparities, nursing applications)

Food safety (including food handling, environmental risks, food allergies)

Cultural aspects of nutrition care (including the effect of culture on food

practices and beliefs, effects of acculturation on nutrition, nursing practice

implications)

Chapter 11: Nutrition and Exercise (including nutrition recommendations for athletes, sports supplements, nursing applications)

Section III: Nutrition in the Life Cycle

Chapter 12: Nutrition Assessment

General nutritional needs

Special concerns

Nursing applications

Nutrition assessment and the nursing process

Nutrition assessment components

Nutrition assessment tools

Chapter 13: Pregnant/Lactating Female

General nutritional needs

Special concerns

Nursing applications

Chapter 14: Infant/Child/Adolescent

General nutritional needs

Special concerns

Nursing applications

Chapter 15: Adult and Older Adult

General nutritional needs

Special concerns

Nursing applications

Section IV: Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Chapter 16: Nutrition Care and Support

Nutrition delivery

Basic diets/diet progression

Nutrition support

Nursing applications

Chapter 17: Weight Management

Overweight and obesity

Disordered eating

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 18: Cardiovascular Disorders

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 19: Diabetes Mellitus

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 20: Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, and Pancreas

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

*Chapter 21: Renal Disease

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 22: Metabolic Stress (including stress response, surgery, burns, trauma, obstructive lung disease)

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 23: Cancer and HIV/AIDS

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 24: Food, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Chapter 25: Nutrition in Complementary Care and Alternative Medicine

Diet treatment/guidelines

Nursing applications

Section V. Appendixes

Infant and Child Growth Charts

Body Mass Index table

DRIs for Nutrients

Food, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions

References

Index

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