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Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-07-02
  • Publisher: LWW
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Master the nutrition content you need for success with Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice, a practical reference you can use throughout your education and into practice. Throughout the book, the author demonstrates the importance of nutrition to all aspects of nursing practice and emphasizes what you really need to know about nutrition. The Seventh Edition reflects the latest evidence-based practice and nutrition recommendations, while maintaining its nursing process focus and emphasis on patient teaching.

  • Prepare for the board exam with each chapter’s NCLEX-style study questions.
  • Apply nutrition concepts to real world scenarios through intriguing case studies in every chapter.
  • Get involved in real world clinical challenges with 24 online Disease-Oriented Interactive Case Studies. Each case study ends with ten NCLEX-style test questions and five open-ended critical thinking questions.
  • Be ready for teachable moments with patients through the popular Quick Bites features that offer short, compelling food details and facts.
  • Test your knowledge with chapter-opening True/False questions tied to chapter Objectives. (An answer key appears at the end of the chapter).
  • Access a range of useful tools, including Sample Diets, Dietary Reference Intakes, dietary guidelines for the United States and other countries, MyPyramid for Moms, and coverage of nutritional needs throughout the life cycle.
  • Learn to think on your feet in challenging clinical situations with chapter-ending How Do You Respond? sections.
  • Master the content of the course with key terms defined in the margins and chapter-ending key concepts, as well as easy-to-understand tables, and visuals.
  • Find the most up-to-date and reliable nutrition resources online using chapter-ending Web addresses. You can also access the latest research through the wide range of current journal articles posted on thePoint.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS   Unit One Principles of Nutrition chapter 1 Nutrition in Nursing chapter 2 Carbohydrates chapter 3 Protein chapter 4 Lipids chapter 5 Vitamins chapter 6 Water and Minerals chapter 7 Energy Balance   Unit Two Nutrition in Health Promotion chapter 8 Guidelines for Healthy Eating chapter 9 Consumer Issues chapter 10 Cultural and Religious Influences on Food and Nutrition chapter 11 Healthy Eating for Healthy Babies chapter 12 Nutrition for Infants, Children, and Adolescents chapter 13 Nutrition for Older Adults   Unit Three Nutrition in Clinical Practice chatper 14 Obesity and Eating Disorders chapter 15 Feeding Patients: Oral Diets and Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition chapter 16 Nutrition for Patients with Metabolic or Respiratory Stress chapter 17 Nutrition for Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders Chapter 18: Nutrition for Patients with Disorders of the Lower GI Tract and Accessory Organs chapter 19 Nutrition for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus chapter 20 Nutrition for Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders chapter 21 Nutrition for Patients with Kidney Disorders chapter 22 Nutrition for Patients with Cancer or HIV/AIDS   APPENDICES APPENDIX 1: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): recommended dietary allowances and adequate intakes, total water and macronutrients appendix 2: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): recommended dietary allowances and adequate intakes, vitamins appendix 3: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): recommended dietary allowances and adequate intakes, elements APPENDIX 4: Answers to Study Questions INDEX

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