Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach.pdf

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach.pdf


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.

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


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