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NutriNotes : Nutrition and Diet Therapy Pocket Guide (13 Pack) - 04 edition

NutriNotes : Nutrition and Diet Therapy Pocket Guide (13 Pack) (ISBN10: 0803612311; ISBN13: 9780803612310)
ISBN13: 978-0803612310
ISBN10: 0803612311

Summary: Do your students need to calculate someone's body mass, but can't remember the formula? What should your students suggest when a diabetic patient wants a piece of fruit? Following the format of the widely adopted RNotes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide, this scrub-pocket-sized reference offers at-your-fingertips nutritional facts and important-to-know-but-rarely-memorized formulas. Additionally, it contains nutrition assessment tools that can be written on with an ordin moreary ballpoint pen and easily wiped clean with alcohol to reuse again and again.


  • Pocket reference with commonly used but rarely memorized clinical information, such as cultural eating patterns, signs and symptoms of low and high sodium intake, converting milligrams to milliequivalent, and effects of drugs on nutrients
  • Quick reference for nutritional patient care planning
  • Life-span approach integrated throughout content
  • Pages are waterproof and reusable
  • Students can write directly on pages, temporarily recording clinical data that can be wiped clean with alcohol and used again
  • Eight sections cover:
    • BASIC -- food guide pyramid, tips for safe food, vitamins and minerals by food groups, vitamin/mineral supplements, food label (sodium), food label (fats and cholesterol), food label (fiber), selected DRIs, RDAs, and AIs, cultural eating patterns, Spanish language (preferences, allergies, etc.), religion and nutrition
    • ASSESS -- body mass index, signs/symptoms of fluid volume excess/deficit (normals), signs of hypocalcemia (Chvostek and Trousseau signs), signs/symptoms of low and high sodium and potassium, reusable assessment forms
    • DIETS -- cardiovascular, diabetes, gastrointestinal, osteoporosis and fractures, renal diets, vegetarian, weight management
    • INTERACTIONS -- cautions for unregulated supplements, effects of drugs on nutrients, effects of food and nutrients on drugs, oral anticoagulants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, preparations for diagnostic procedures
    • COMFORT -- dietary management for symptom-control
    • IVS /ENTERAL -- central IV solutions, peripheral IV solutions, calculating IV solutions, oral supplemental feedings, tube feedings, meds and tube feedings, refeeding syndrome
    • MATH -- cubic centimeters of fluid in household measures, kilocalories per gram of fat, CHO, protein, IBW, UBW, protein allowance, milligrams to milliequivalent, international units, urine output in children, F to C degrees and vice versa, weight gain in pregnancy
    • TOOLS -- admission screening, mini-nutritional assessment, pick of pregnancy pyramid, PEACH survey (children), CAGE (alcoholism), D-E-N-T-A-L (screening tool for dental care), eating behavior scale (dementia), screen for client with terminal illness less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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