ISBN: 9780323242103
Page Count: 464
Imprint: Mosby
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Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications, 6th Edition

by Michele Grodner, EdD, CHES, Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RD, LDN and Suzanne Dorner, BSN, RN, CCRN
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ISBN: 9780323242103
Page Count: 464
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $89.95
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Looking at nutrition and nutritional therapy from the nurse’s perspective, Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach, 6th Edition 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. A favorite of nursing students and instructors, this text promotes healthy diets and shows how nutrition may be used in treating and controlling diseases and disorders.

    • Applying Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies help you apply nutrition principles to real-world practice situations.
    • Health Debate and Social Issue boxes explore controversial health issues and emphasize ethical, social, and community concerns, so that you can develop your own opinions.
    • Cultural Considerations boxes highlight health issues and eating patterns related to specific ethnic groups to help you approach, interview, and assess patients from diverse populations.
    • Teaching Tool boxes include strategies for providing nutrition counseling to patients.
    • Personal Perspective boxes offer first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families, demonstrating the personal touch for which this book is known.
    • Key terms and a glossary make it easy to learn key vocabulary and concepts.
    • Website listings at the end of every chapter refer you to related sites for additional research and study.
    • NEW! Nutrition for Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders chapter covers neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and psychiatric disorders such as depression and bipolar disorders.
    • NEW! Nutrition in Metabolic Stress: Burns, Trauma, and Surgery chapter examines the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and starvation along with severe stress due to surgery and trauma.
    • NEW organization for the clinical chapters includes: 1) Disorder: background and implications, 2) Food and nutrition therapies, 3) Education: Teaching Tool boxes.
    • UPDATED content reflects changes to Healthy People 2020 and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.
    • UPDATED! The Nursing Approach box analyzes a realistic nutrition case study in terms of the nursing process, demonstrating practical ways nurses can use nutrition in practice and process.
  • 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 Surgery  NEW!
    17.  Nutrition for Cardiopulmonary Disease
    18.  Nutrition for Diseases of the Kidneys
    19.  Nutrition for Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders  NEW!
    20.  Nutrition in Cancer and HIV-AIDS
    Glossary
  • Michele Grodner, EdD, CHES, Professor and Nutrition Coordinator, Department of Community Health, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RD, LDN, Dietetic Programs Director, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and Consulting Nutritionist, Nutritional Balance, Greenville, NC and Suzanne Dorner, BSN, RN, CCRN, Clinical Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida
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