Handbook Of Nutrition And Diet In Palliative Care

June 28, 2019|
Handbook Of Nutrition And Diet In Palliative Care by Victor R. Preedy
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Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide, providing exhaustive information on nutrition and diet in terminal and palliative care. It covers physical, cultural and ethical aspects, bridging the intellectual divide in being suitable for novices and experts alike. Following in the tradition of its predecessor, chapters contain practical methods, techniques, and guidelines along with a section on applications to other areas of palliative care. Each chapter features key facts highlighting important areas, summary points, and ethical issues.


• Use of cannabinoids in palliative nutrition care

• Pain control in palliative care

• Communications in palliative/end-of-life care: aspects of bad news

• Anorexia in cancer: appetite, physiology, and beyond

• Palliative care in severe and enduring eating disorders

• Linking food supplementation and palliative care in HIV

• Eating-related distress in terminally ill cancer patients and their family members

• Palliative care of gastroparesis

• Preoperative nutrition assessment and optimization in the cancer patient

• Childhood leukemia, malnutrition, and mortality as components of palliative care

• End-of-life decisions in persons with neurodevelopmental disorders

• Resources: listing web sites, journals, books and organizations

Victor R. Preedy BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSH, FRIPHH, FRSPH, FRCPath, FRSC is a senior member of King''s College London (Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry). He is attached to the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics. He is also founding and current Director of the Genomics Centre and a member of the School of Medicine. Profe...
Title:Handbook Of Nutrition And Diet In Palliative Care
Product dimensions:446 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:446 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 in
Published:June 28, 2019
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781138064072

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