Medical Nutrition Therapy A Case Study Approach

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-11
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This casebook is composed of 32 realistic nutrition and diet therapy case studies that each use the medical record as its structure. The reader "solves the case" by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory reports, and physician's narrative. The case is followed by a series of questions and applications that focus on pathophysiology, assessment, clinical, nutritional and behavioral outcomes, interventions, and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This "real world" approach helps to prepare the reader for the professional setting. Objectives for learning within each case are built around the competencies for dietetic education as specified by the American Dietetic Association.

Table of Contents

Nutrition for Life Cycle Conditions
Childhood Overweight
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Cystic Fibrosis
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Polypharmacy of the Elderly: Drug-Nutrient Interactions
Nutrition Therary for Cardiovascular Disorders
Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
Myocardial Infarction
Congestive Heart Failure with Resulting Cardiac Cachexia
Nutrition Therapy for Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Ulcer Disease: Medical and Surgical Treatment
Infectious Diarrhea with Resulting Dehydration
Celiac Disease
Diverticulosis with Incidence of Diverticulitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's Disease
Nutrition Therapy for Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Disorders
Chronic Pancreatitis Secondary to Chronic Alcoholism
Acute Hepatitis
Cirrhosis of the Liver with Resulting Hepatic Encephalopathy
Nutrition Therapy for Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
Alzheimer's Disease
Nutrition Therapy for Pulmonary Disorders
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPD with Respiratory Failure
Nutrition Therapy for Endocrine Disorders
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Nutrition Therapy for Renal Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Treated with Dialysis
Renal Transplant
Nutrition Therapy for Hypermetabolism, Infection, and Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury: Metabolic Stress with Nutrition Support
Metabolic Stress and Trauma
Nutrition Therapy for Hematology-Oncology
Lymphoma Treated with Chemotherapy
Esophageal Cancer Treated with Surgery and Radiation
Appendices A
Normal Values for Physical Examination
Routine Laboratory Tests with Nutritional Implications
Exchange Lists for Diabetes Meal Plan Form and Food Lists Nutrient Information
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