Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach (Book with Access Code)

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 3/22/2011
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Now in its 5th edition, the critically acclaimed Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications, A Nursing Approach offers you a comprehensive, first-hand account of the ways in which nutrition affects the lives of nursing professionals and everyday people. Discussions on nutritional needs and nutritional therapy, from the nurse's perspective, define your role in nutrition, wellness, and health promotion. The dynamic author team of Grodner, Roth, and Walkingshaw utilizes a conversational writing style, and a variety of learning features help you apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. Content updates, specifically to the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005," an online resource, a new logical organization, and much more prepare you to handle the challenges you face with ease. An emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention stresses the adoption of a healthy diet and lifestyle to enhance quality of life.Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies reinforce knowledge and help you apply nutrition principles to real-world situations.Cultural Considerations boxes discuss various eating patterns related to ethnicity and religion to help you understand the various influences on health and wellness.Personal Perspective boxes demonstrate the personal touch for which this book is known, and offers first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families.Health Debate and Social Issue boxes explore controversial health issues and encourage you to develop your own opinions.Teaching Tool boxes provide tips and guidance to apply when educating patients.Website listings, with a short narrative at the end of every chapter, refer you to additional online resources. Updated content to Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 keeps you current.Additional questions added to case studies in the Nursing Approach boxes help you focus on practical ways you can use nutrition in practice.Study tools on Evolve present virtual case studies and additional questions with instant feedback to your answers that reinforce your learning.Online Icons throughout the text refer you to the NEW Nutrition Concepts Online course content.A logical organization to updated and streamlined content lets you find the information you need quickly.

Table of Contents

Wellness, Nutrition, and the Nursing Role
Wellness Nutrition
Personal and Community Nutrition
Nutrients, Food, and Health
Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
Water and Minerals
Health Promotion through Nutrition and Nursing Practice
Energy Supply and Fitness
Management of Body Composition
Life Span Health Promotion: Pregnancy, Lactation, and Infancy
Life Span Health Promotion: Childhood and Adolescence
Life Span Health Promotion: Adulthood
Overview of Medical Nutrition Therapy
Nutrition in Patient Care
Nutrition and Metabolic Stress
Interactions: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Dietary Supplements, and Medications
Nutrition for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Nutrition for Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
Nutrition for Diabetes Mellitus
Nutrition for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases
: Nutrition for Diseases of the Kidneys
Nutrition in Cancer, AIDS , and Other Special Problems
Exchange Lists for Meal Planning
Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
Body Mass Index Table (2nd BMI table)
Kilocalorie-Restricted Dietary Patterns
Foods Recommended for Hospital Diet Progression
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Domains
National Renal Diet
Foods High in Lactose, Purines, and Oxalates
Cultural and Religious Dietary Patterns
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