Nutritional Foundations And Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach by Michele Grodner

Nutritional Foundations And Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach

byMichele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-stump, Suzanne Dorner

Paperback | February 20, 2015

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Looking at nutrition and nutritional therapy from the nurse's perspective,Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach takes a wellness approach based on health promotion and primary prevention. It offers guidelines with a human, personal touch, using first-hand accounts to show how nutrition principles apply to patients in real-world practice. This edition includes new chapters on the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and on nutrition for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Written by educators Michele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-Stump, and Suzie Dorner, this leading nutrition text promotes healthy diets and shows how nutrition may be used in treating and controlling diseases and disorders.

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Title:Nutritional Foundations And Clinical Applications: A Nursing ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 20, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323242103

ISBN - 13:9780323242103

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Table of Contents

PART I: Wellness, Nutrition, and the Nursing Role
1. Wellness Nutrition
2. Personal and Community Nutrition
PART II: Nutrients, Food, and Health
3. Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
4. Carbohydrates
5. Fats
6. Protein
7. Vitamins
8. Water and Minerals
PART III: Health Promotion Through Nutrition and Nursing Practice
9. Energy, Weight and Fitness
10. Nutrition Across the Life Span
PART IV: Overview of Medical Nutrition Therapy
11. Nutrition Assessment and Patient Care
12. Food-Related Issues
13. Nutrition for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
14. Nutrition for Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
15. Nutrition for Diabetes Mellitus
16. Nutrition in Metabolic Stress: Burns, Trauma, and SurgeryNEW!
17. Nutrition for Cardiopulmonary Disease
18. Nutrition for Diseases of the Kidneys
19. Nutrition for Neuro-Psychiatric DisordersNEW!
20. Nutrition in Cancer and HIV-AIDS