Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582552231

ISBN-13: 9781582552231

Pub. Date: 12/01/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Part of the popular Incredibly Easy! Series(TM), this easy-to-read and comprehensive book covers nutritional fundamentals in chapters ranging from recommended allowances of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals to the processes that transform food into energy. Includes detailed instructions on how to assess a patient's nutritional status, as well as

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Part of the popular Incredibly Easy! Series(TM), this easy-to-read and comprehensive book covers nutritional fundamentals in chapters ranging from recommended allowances of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals to the processes that transform food into energy. Includes detailed instructions on how to assess a patient's nutritional status, as well as information on metabolism, congenital metabolic disorders, and primary and secondary nutritional disorders. Also features special assessment techniques and interventions for pediatric and geriatric patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582552231
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants
Foreword
Pt. IIntroduction to nutrition
1Nutrition basics3
2Digestion and absorption15
3Carbohydrates31
4Protein43
5Fat53
6Vitamins and minerals67
7Fluids85
Pt. IIAssessment
8Assessing nutritional status101
9Nutrition across the lifespan119
Pt. IIIClinical nutrition
10Feeding patients155
11Obesity and eating disorders179
12GI System199
13Cardiovascular system251
14Renal system279
15Neurologic system297
16Diabetes mellitus313
17Human immunodeficiency virus disease337
18Special conditions349
Selected references370
Index371

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