Nutrition Therapy And Pathophysiology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-06-16
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, 2e provides a comprehensive focus on pathophysiology and medical treatment with a thorough review of the most current research and application of evidence-based nutritional care for students, clinicians and researchers. It strives to educate students about not only facts and theories that comprise current medical knowledge, but also the process of skill development that empowers students to grow in expertise within their field.

Table of Contents

The Role of Nutrition Therapy in Health Care. 1
Role of the Dietitian in the Health Care System
The Nutrition Care Process
The Nutrition Care Process
Nutrition Assessment: Foundation of the Nutrition Care Process
Nutrition Intervention
Methods of Nutrition Support
Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation: Documentation of the Nutrition Care Process
Introduction to Pathophysiology
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Acid-Base Balance
Cellular and Physiological Response to Injury: the Role of the Immune System
Nutritional Genomics
Nutrition Therapy
Energy Balance and Body Weight
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System
Diseases of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
Diseases of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Exocrine Pancreas
Diseases of the Endocrine System
Diseases of the Renal System
Diseases of Hematological System
Diseases and Disorders of the Neurological System
Diseases of the Respiratory System
Metabolic Stress and the Critically Ill
Neoplastic Disease
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
Metabolic Disorders
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