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Medical Nutrition Therapy : A Case Study Approach

Medical Nutrition Therapy : A Case Study Approach - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534524104

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ISBN13: 978-0534524104
ISBN10: 0534524109 Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2002
International: No

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Medical Nutrition Therapy : A Case Study Approach - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534524104

Marcia Nahikian-Nelms and Sara Long Anderson

ISBN13: 978-0534524104
ISBN10: 0534524109 Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This collection of realistic and varied case studies offers problem-based learning materials for the study of clinical nutrition. The text focuses on the field of medical nutrition therapy while also integrating the areas of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and general medicine. Each case study is presented as a medical record and includes a patient intake form followed by appropriate laboratory reports, a narrative giving detailed patient histories, and questions to guide the student through the medical record. Both entry level and advanced practice case studies are presented. Case study answers are located on the book's Web site.

Benefits :

  • "Behavioral Objectives" preface each case study to get students to focus on the primary issues presented in that case.
  • The case studies follow a logical sequence of events from each diagnosis to its common complications to the terminal stages of disease, if appropriate.
  • The approach is extremely practical and written from the point of view of the practitioner, but follows a clear set of objectives that should be learned in medical nutrition therapy.
  • Intake forms and laboratory reports simulate actual cases-allowing students to gain invaluable experience in using the kinds of forms that they will encounter upon entering practice.
  • The book is three-hole-punched and perforated to allow for student and instructor flexibility.
  • References facilitate research and help students find more material on areas of interest.

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