Prentice Hall Reviews & Rationales Nutrition & Diet Therapy

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-12-13
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of nutrition. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post-tests with rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts. Unique to Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series, a comprehensive CD-ROM and Companion Website, available free of charge, provide additional review.Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering nutrition basics, needs across the lifespan, drug-nutrient interactions, nutritional support in cardiac, pulmonary, renal and other disorders, and much more.For nursing students in need of a resource that focuses on course review or NCLEX review as well as nursing professionals looking to familiarize themselves with a new specialty.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Hogan, MSN, RN has been a nurse educator for 25 years, currently as a Clinical

Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in

diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs.A former item writer for

the CAT NCLEX-RN® exam,Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout

New England for the last 15 years. She also has contributed to a number of publications

in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member

of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor

Society for Nursing.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vi
Nutrition Basicsp. 1
Macronutrientsp. 21
Micronutrientsp. 41
Nutritional Biochemistryp. 83
Nutrition Needs Across the Lifespanp. 105
Nutrition Therapy for Eating Disorders, Burns, and Cardiac, Endocrine, and Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 155
Nutrition Therapy for Immune, Liver, Musculoskeletal, Neurological, Renal, or Respiratory Disordersp. 188
Nutritional Support Methods and Therapeutic Dietsp. 231
Nutritional Supplements and Weight Control Issuesp. 261
Nutritional Management of the Client with Multisystem Disordersp. 286
Practice to Pass & Case Study Suggested Answersp. 311
Indexp. 323
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