Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-02-27
  • Publisher: LWW
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Developed by well-known author and nutritionist Sylvia Escott-Stump, the Sixth Edition of this classic text provides timely, pertinent medical nutrition therapy information for the care of patients with over 360 diseases, disorders, and conditions. Each entry for a condition includes vital background information, objectives for care, dietary and nutritional recommendations, and commonly used medications and herbal or botanical remedies and their potential side effects. This edition features a new full-color art program and additional clinical photographs. The new Dietary Reference Intakes are used throughout the book. An expanded complementary nutrition section provides vital information on herbs, botanicals, and dietary supplements.

Table of Contents

Normal life-cycle conditionsp. 1
Dietary practices and miscellaneous conditionsp. 73
Pediatrics : birth defects and genetic and acquired disordersp. 135
Neurological and mental conditionsp. 203
Pulmonary disordersp. 269
Cardiovascular disordersp. 307
Gastrointestinal disordersp. 359
Hepatic, pancreatic, and biliary disordersp. 433
Endocrine disordersp. 473
Weight management, undernutrition, and malnutritionp. 549
Musculoskeletal and collagen disordersp. 581
Hematology : anemias and blood disordersp. 623
Cancerp. 657
Surgical disordersp. 727
AIDS and immunology, infections, burns, and traumap. 749
Renal disordersp. 785
Enteral and parenteral nutrition interventionsp. 821
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