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

George L. Blackburn was born in McPherson, Kansas on February 12, 1936. He was a surgeon, clinician, teacher, researcher, author, and public health advocate. He made numerous contributions in the fields nutrition medicine, hyperalimentation, weight loss, and obesity surgery. He died on February 20, 2017 at the age of 81.
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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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.