Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 13th Edition
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Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 13th Edition


The most respected nutrition text for more than 50 years, Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process delivers comprehensive and up-to-date information from respected educators and practitioners in the field. The latest recommendations include the new MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, new and expanded chapters, and a large variety of tables, boxes, and pathophysiology algorithms, all providing need-to-know information with ease. New co-editor Janice L. Raymond joins L. Kathleen Mahan and Sylvia Escott-Stump and nearly 50 leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in writing a nutrition text that's ideal for use in class or everyday practice.

    • Expert contributors include nearly 50 nationally recognized writers, researchers, and practitioners, each writing on their area of specialization.
    • Clear, logical organization details each step of complete nutritional care from assessment to therapy.
    • UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms clarify the illness process and to ensure more effective care.
    • New Directions boxes reflect the latest research in emerging areas in nutrition therapy.
    • Focus On boxes provide additional detail on key chapter concepts.
    • Clinical Insight boxes and Clinical Scenarios with detailed Sample Nutrition Diagnosis statements help ensure the most accurate and effective interventions in practice.
    • Key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter and bolded within the text provide quick access to important nutrition terminology.
    • More than 1,000 self-assessment questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce key textbook content.
      • New recommendations reflect a comprehensive approach to diet and nutrition that incorporates the USDA's MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, and the Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommendations.
      • Reorganized table of contents reinforces the Nutrition Care Process structure endorsed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
      • MNT for Thyroid Disorders chapter details important nutrition considerations for managing thyroid disorders.
      • New calcium and vitamin D Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRIs) improve monitoring of nutrient intake.
      • Expanded Nutrition in Aging chapter includes assessment and nutritional care guidelines for the growing elderly patient population.
      • Growth grids for children detail proper patient nutrition during infancy and early childhood.
      • Extensively revised MNT for Food Allergies chapter highlights the importance of food allergy management in clinical nutrition therapy.
      • Updated appendices enhance assessment accuracy with the latest laboratory findings and normal values.


      1. Intake: Digestion, Absorption, Transport and Excretion of Nutrients

      2. Intake: Energy

      3. Intake: Nutrients and Their Metabolism

      4. Intake: Analysis of the Diet

      5. Clinical: Nutritional Genomics

      6. Clinical: Biochemical Assessment

      7. Clinical: Water, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Balance

      8. Clinical: Food-Drug Interactions

      9. Clinical: Inflammation, Physical and Functional Assessment

      10. Behavioral-Environmental: The Individual in the Community


      11. Overview of Nutrition Diagnosis and Intervention

      12. Food-Nutrient Delivery: Planning the Diet

      13. Food-Nutrient Delivery: Bioactive Substances and Integrative Care

      14. Food-Nutrient Delivery: Nutrition Support Methods

      15. Education and Counseling: Behavioral Change


      16. Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation

      17. Nutrition in Infancy

      18. Nutrition in Childhood

      19. Nutrition in Adolescence

      20. Nutrition in the Adult Years

      21. Nutrition in Aging


      22. Nutrition for Weight Management  

      23. Nutrition in Eating Disorders  

      24. Nutrition for Exercise and Sports Performance

      25. Nutrition and Bone Health  

      26. Nutrition for Oral and Dental Health


      27. MNT for Food Allergies and Intolerance

      28. MNT for Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

      29. MNT for Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

      30. MNT for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders

      31. MNT for Diabetes Mellitus and Other Endocrine Disorders

      32. MNT for Thyroid Disorders

      33. MNT for Anemias

      34. MNT for Cardiovascular Disorders and Heart Failure

      35. MNT for Pulmonary Disease

      36. MNT for Renal Disease

      37. MNT for Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery

      38. MNT for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease

      39. MNT for Metabolic Stress: Sepsis, Trauma, Burns, and Surgery

      40. MNT for Rheumatic Disorders

      41. MNT for Neurologic Disorders  

      42. MNT for Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction


      43. MNT for Neonatal Nutrition Support and Low-Birth-Weight Infant

      44. MNT for Genetic Metabolic Disorders  

      45. MNT for Developmental Disorders


      General information

      1. General Abbreviations

      2. Unit Abbreviations

      3. Milliequivalents and Milligrams of Electrolytes

      4. Equivalents, Conversions, and Portion (Scoop) Sizes

      Nutrition Care Process

      5. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Assessment

      6. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Diagnosis

      7. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Intervention

      8. Focus on Nutrition Care Process: Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation

      Physical Assessment

      9. Birth to 36 Months: Boys Length-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

      10. Birth to 36 Months: Boys Head Circumference-for-Age and Weight-for-Length Percentiles

      11. 2 to 20 Years: Boys Stature-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

      12. Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles: Boys, 2 to 20 Years

      13. Birth to 36 Months: Girls Length-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

      14. Birth to 36 Months: Girls Head Circumference-for-Age and Weight-for-Length Percentiles

      15. 2 to 20 Years: Girls Stature-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles

      16. Body Mass Index-for-Age Percentiles: Girls, 2 to 20 Years

      17. Tanner Stages of Adolescent Development for Females

      L. Kathleen Mahan, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Associate, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington; Nutrition Consultant, Nutrition by Design, Seattle, WA, Janice L Raymond, MS, RD, CD, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Sodexo, Providence Mount St. Vincent, Seattle, WA; Adjunct Faculty, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA and Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RD, LDN, Dietetic Programs Director, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and Consulting Nutritionist, Nutritional Balance, Greenville, NC


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