Geriatric: Nutrition Handbook

Paperback | November 30, 1997

byStephen Bartlett, Mary Marian, Douglas Taren

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This handbook is being developed by health care practitioners both in nutrition and geriatrics. It provides the essential knowledge necessary to provide optimal nutritional care for geriatric patients. This information-packed pocket reference will allow you to quickly and effectively assess and provide appropriate care and guidance. Clearly organized and filled with easy-to-use charts and tables, the Geriatic Nutrition Handbook is an invaluable resource for dietetic interns, dietetic technicians, dieticians in private practice, medical students, residents and nurses.

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This handbook is being developed by health care practitioners both in nutrition and geriatrics. It provides the essential knowledge necessary to provide optimal nutritional care for geriatric patients. This information-packed pocket reference will allow you to quickly and effectively assess and provide appropriate care and guidance...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.27 inPublished:November 30, 1997Publisher:Springer Netherlands

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ISBN - 10:0412136414

ISBN - 13:9780412136412

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Preface. List of tables and figures. Abbreviations. Part one: Geriatric Nutrition. Part two: Nutritional Status Assessment. Part three: Impact of Medications on Nutritional Status in the Elderly. Part four: Screening for Nutritional Risk. Part five: Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease. Part six: Nutritional Intervention in Common Medical Problems. Part seven: Dietary Guidelines for the Elderly. Part eight: Food Sources of Nutrients. Part nine: Nutritional Resources for the Elderly. References and Suggested Readings.

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This handbook, developed by health care practitioners both in nutrition and geriatrics, provides the essential knowledge necessary to provide optimal nutritional care for geriatric patients. This information-packed pocket reference will allow you to quickly and effectively assess and provide appropriate care and guidance. Clearly organized and filled with easy-to-use charts and tables, the Geriatic Nutrition Handbook is an invaluable resource for dietetic interns, dietetic technicians, dieticians in private practice, medical students, residents and nurses.