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This mini-textbook in the question-and-answer format of the Secrets Series covers in its 48 chapters by a diverse group of specialists all the nutritional information needed by students, physicians, and dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses. The major sections include Nutritional Components, Basic Nutrition, Specialized Nutrition, Nutrition for Promoting Health and Preventing Disease, Nutrition and Weight, Nutrition in Specific Diseases, Nutritional Science, Total Parenteral Nutrition, and Enteral Nutrition. The appendices summarize nutrition-related formulas and certain various important tables.
  • All the most important "need-to-know" questions-and-answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets SeriesĀ®
  • Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
  • Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review
  • Thorough, highly detailed index
  • Thought-provoking questions that provide succinct answers
  • Presentation of a vast amount of information
  • A co-editor, Carol Ireton-Jones, has been added. She is a well-known dietician and the author of several books on nutrition.
  • Many chapters entirely rewritten by new authors with updated information

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560535140
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/11/2003
  • Series: Secrets Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Nutritional Components
1. Protein and Amino Acids
2. Carbohydrates
3. Fats and Lipids
4. Vitamins
5. Trace Elements
6. Minerals and Electrolytes
7. Fiber

II. Basic Nutrition
8. Dietary Principles and the Food Guide Pyramid
9. The Nutritional Care Process

III. Specialized Nutrition
10. Pediatric Nutrition
11. Adolescent Nutrition
12. Older Persons
13. Nutrition in Pregnancy

IV. Nutrition for Promoting Health and Preventing Disease
14. Sports Nutrition
15. Nutrition and the Heart
16. Diet and Cancer
17. Vegetarian Diets
18. Health Foods and Nutritional Supplements

V. Nutrition and Weight
19. Nutritional Management of Weight Loss
20. Eating Disorders

VI. Nutrition in Specific Diseases
21. Diabetes Mellitus
22. Hypertension
23. Renal Failure
24. Nutrition in Respiratory Disease
25. Trauma
26. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
27. Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
28. Nutrition in the Management of Cancer

VII. Nutritional Science
29. Nutritional Assessment
30. Determining Energy Requirements
31. Body Composition
32. Hormonal Control of Metabolism
33. Amino Acids: Glutamine and Arginine
34. Nutrition and the Immune Sysetm
35. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Disease
36. Nucleic Acids and Nucleotides in Nutritional Support

VIII. Total Parenteral Nutrition
37. Indications for Total Parenteral Nutrition
38. Central Parenteral Nutrition
39. Peripheal Parenteral Nutrition
40. Venous Access for Nutrition
41. Complications of Total Parenteral Nutrition
42. Drug-Nutrient Interactions
43. Nursing Care of Patients Receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition
44. Home Total Parenteral Nutrition

IX. Enteral Nutrition
45. Indications for Enteral Nutrition
46. Types of Enteral Nutrition
47. Enteral Access
48. Home Enteral Nutrition

X. Appendices
Appendix I: Nutrition-related Formulas and Calculations
Appendix II: Nutrition-related Tables

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