Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology / Edition 2

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NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, 2e provides a comprehensive focus on pathophysiology and medical treatment with a thorough review of the most current research and application of evidence-based nutritional care for students, clinicians and researchers. It strives to educate students about not only facts and theories that comprise current medical knowledge, but also the process of skill development that empowers students to grow in expertise within their field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439049624
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/16/2010
  • Series: Available Titles Diet Analysis Plus Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1072
  • Sales rank: 245,954
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Marcia Nahikian Nelms is currently a professor at The Ohio State University and a registered dietician. She comes to her academic career after practicing as a clinical dietician and public health nutritionist for over 25 years. Her clinical practice expertise centers on gastrointestinal diseases and hematology-oncology. Dr. Nahikian Nelms continues to consult in these practice areas as she guides new practitioners into the profession of dietetics. She is the lead author of Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology (2011) and Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach (2009), both published by Cengage Learning, and author of "Nutritional Care of Lymphoma" in Nutritional Issues of Cancer Care, published by the Oncology Nursing Society (2004), as well as numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters for other texts. Dr. Nahikian Nelms has most recently been honored as the recipient of the PRIDE award at Southeast Missouri State University. This award is given to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence as a teacher and an extraordinary level of scholarship and service. She additionally was named Outstanding Dietetics Educator in Missouri and received the Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Dr. Sucher received her Sc.D. from Boston University Medical Center in Nutritional Science. She has held several positions in industry before coming to San Jose State University. She is a recognized authority on how diet, health, and disease are affected by culture/ethnicity and religion. Other research interests include medical nutrition therapy. Dr. Sucher has published newsletters, numerous articles, and textbooks on this subject. She is also the co-author of NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, 2E (Cengage Learning 2011).

Karen Lacey, MS, RD, CD is currently the director of the dietetics program at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Karen has over 15 years of experience in dietetics' education, having also previously directed the dietetic internship at UW-Green Bay. Her career in dietetics began as a clinical dietitian and her expertise focuses on the implementation of ADA's Nutrition Care Process; having chaired the work group that first developed the Nutrition Care Process and Model in 2003. She is a coauthor of Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach, 3rd. Ms. Lacey has been and remains very active with the national, state and local dietetic associations. She has served on ADA's Commission for Dietetic Education (CADE) and continues to be a program reviewer for CADE. Karen is also a member of ADA's Association Position Committee and was recently elected as the Wisconsin Dietetic Association President-Elect. Ms. Lacey completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Foods and Nutrition from Valparaiso University, and a Master's of Science in Dietetics with emphases in Clinical Dietetics and Management from Mt. Mary College, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She completed a Dietetic Internship at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Karen is the recipient of ADA's Outstanding Dietetic Educator Award for both Didactic Programs and Dietetic Internships from Area 2 as well as Wisconsin Dietetic Association's State Medallion Award.

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.

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE ROLE OF NUTRITION THERAPY IN HEALTH CARE. 1. Chapter 1 Role of the Dietitian in the Health Care System. PART II: THE NUTRITION CARE PROCESS. 2. The Nutrition Care Process. 3. Nutrition Assessment: Foundation of the Nutrition Care Process. 4. Nutrition Intervention. 5. Methods of Nutrition Support. 6. Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation: Documentation of the Nutrition Care Process. PART III: INTRODUCTION TO PATHOPHYSIOLOGY. 7. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance. 8. Acid-Base Balance. 9. Cellular and Physiological Response to Injury: The Role of the Immune System. 10. Nutritional Genomics. 11. Pharmacology. PART IV: NUTRITION THERAPY. 12. Energy Balance and Body Weight. 13. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System. 14. Diseases of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract. 15. Diseases of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract. 16. Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Exocrine Pancreas. 17. Diseases of the Endocrine System. 18. Diseases of the Renal System. 19. Diseases of Hematological System. 20. Diseases and Disorders of the Neurological System. 21. Diseases of the Respiratory System. 22. Metabolic Stress and the Critically Ill. 23. Neoplastic Disease. 24. HIV and AIDS. 25. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System. 26. Metabolic Disorders.
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