Nutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary, 4Th Ed

Paperback | June 15, 1996

byRosalinda T. Lagua

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This wide-ranging volume covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment, drug-nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, nutrition throughout the life cycle, and such topics as nutrition and the immune system, nutrition labelling, chemical dependency, AIDS, and organ transplantation. Its comprehensive coverage of medical nutrition therapy and public health nutrition far exceeds the standard medical dictionaries. With more than 3000 carefully selected entries and 50 appendices, the new Fourth edition includes 380 new terms and more than 600 revised and expanded definitions. Definitions are cross-referenced to other entries and the materials found in the Appendix to provide further details and information.

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This wide-ranging volume covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment, drug-nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, nutrition throughout the life cycle, and such topics as nutrition and the immune system, nutrition labelling, c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:491 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 15, 1996Publisher:Aspen Publishers, Inc.

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ISBN - 10:0412070618

ISBN - 13:9780412070617

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This Fourth Edition provides the most comprehensive nutrition and diet therapy dictionary available for health care professionals. This wide-ranging, authoritative volume of 3000 terms and definitions covers all aspects of nutrition, including assessment, drug nutrient interactions, laboratory interpretations, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, community and public health nutrition programs, and nutrition throughout the life cycle. It contains expanded coverage of important, current topics ,such as chemical dependency, AIDS, nutrition in preventive health care, nutrition labelling, and organ transplantation. Fifty appendixes of important information and tables round out this concise resource. All practitioners in nutrition and dietetics will find this reference of great value.