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This authoritative source offers basic principles as well as specific guidelines for the effective provision of nutritional services in a wide variety of contexts. The revised and updated text includes important information about nutritional components, nutritional science, nutrition in health and disease, and nutritional guidelines for specific populations, such as children, adolescents, older persons, pregnant women, and athletes. Other critical topics include nutrition and weight management, total parenteral nutrition, and enteral nutrition. Whether you are a student or a practicing professional, the informal question-and-answer format makes it easier to meet the challenges of a successful career in general medicine, sports medicine, pediatrics and geriatrics, nursing, and nutritional services.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560532064
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/28/1999
  • Series: Hanley & Belfus Secrets Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276

Table of Contents

I Nutritional Components
1 Amino Acids and Protein 1
2 Carbohydrates 5
3 Fats and Lipids 9
4 Vitamins 13
5 Trace Elements 21
6 Minerals and Electrolytes 25
7 Fiber 29
II Basic Nutrition
8 Dietary Principles and the Food Guide Pyramid 33
9 The Nutritional Care Process 37
III Specialized Nutrition
10 Pediatric Nutrition 41
11 Adolescent Nutrition 47
12 Older Persons 49
13 Nutrition in Pregnancy 59
IV Nutrition for Promoting Health and Preventing Disease
14 Sports Nutrition 67
15 Nutrition and the Heart 73
16 Diet and Cancer 77
17 Vegetarian Diets 81
18 Health Food and Nutritional Supplements 85
V Nutrition and Weight
19 Nutritional Management of Weight Loss 89
20 Eating Disorders 97
VI Nutrition in Specific Diseases
21 Diabetes Mellitus 103
22 Hypertension 107
23 Renal Failure 111
24 Nutrition in Respiratory Disease 115
25 Trauma 121
26 Pancreatitis 125
27 Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases 129
28 Nutrition in the Management of Cancer 135
VII Nutritional Science
29 Nutritional Assessment 141
30 Determining Energy Requirements 145
31 Body Composition 151
32 Hormonal Control of Metabolism 155
33 Amino Acids: Glutamine and Arginine 161
34 Nutrition and the Immune System 165
35 Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Disease 171
36 Nucleic Acids and Nucleotides in Nutritional Support 173
VIII Total Parenteral Nutrition
37 Indications for Total Parenteral Nutrition 179
38 Central Total Parenteral Nutrition 183
39 Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition 189
40 Venous Access for Nutrition 193
41 Complications of Total Parenteral Nutrition 197
42 Drug-Nutrient Interactions 203
43 Nursing Care of the Patient Receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition 215
44 Home Parenteral Nutrition 221
IX Enteral Nutrition
45 Indications for Enteral Nutrition 227
46 Types of Enteral Nutrition 231
47 Enteral Access 237
48 Home Enteral Nutrition 243
App. I Nutrition-related Formulas and Calculations 249
App. II Nutrition-related Tables 253
Index 263
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