Pod- Nutrition Support: Theory and Therapeutics

Hardcover | December 31, 1996

byScott Shikora, George L Blackburn

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Health Sciences & Nutrition

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Health Sciences & Nutrition

Format:HardcoverDimensions:598 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 31, 1996Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning

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ISBN - 10:0412066815

ISBN - 13:9780412066818

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Table of Contents

Contents: RATIONALE FOR NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT * The Importance of Nutrition in Medical Practice * Malnutrition and Related Complications * The Comprehensive Nutritional Assessment * Macronutrient Requirements * Miconutrients in Clinical Nutrition * Perioperative Nutritional Interventions * Parenteral Nutrition * Indications for Parenteral Nutrition * Intravenous Access * Admixture Considerations * Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition * Disease Specific and Patient-Specific Formulations * TPN and Drug Delivery * Complications of TPN and PNN and Their Prevention * ENTERAL NUTRITION * The Benefits of Early Enteral Nutrition * Enteral Access Options * Selection of Enteral Formulas * Special Nutrients for Gut Feeding * Prevention Management of Enteral Feeding Complications * SPECIAL SITUATIONS IN NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT * TPN in the Diabetic Patient * Nutrition Support in Liver, Pulmonary and Renal Disease * Nutritional Support in the Patient with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) * Nutritional Oncology: A Proactive Intefrated Approach to the Cancer Patient * Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease * Nutritional Assessment and Therapy in Abdominal Organ Transplantations * The Severely Obese Patient: An Approach to Management * Nutritional Support for the Critically Ill Patient * Nutrition in Trauma and Burns * Nutrition Support and Pregnancy * Pediatric Nutrition Support * Management of Patients on Home Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

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With its user-friendly and practical approach, this outstanding reference educates clinicians on the importance of timely and well-prescribed nutritional support. It provides a solid base of knowledge enabling the clinician to prescribe the safest feeding strategies for a patient’s specific condition and disease state.