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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.
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.