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Nutrition Handbook for Nursing Practice - 3rd edition

Nutrition Handbook for Nursing Practice (ISBN10: 0397553641; ISBN13: 9780397553648)
ISBN13: 978-0397553648
ISBN10: 0397553641

Summary: This comprehensive nutrition handbook uses a nursing process format to facilitate the integration of nutrition into nursing care and care plans. It presents coverage of basic nutrition concepts, nutrition throughout the life cycle, normal and therapeutic clinical application, and controversial issues in nutrition. A special feature entitled "Food for Thought" emphasizes current nutrition topics and provides updates for the most essential information. Drug Alerts discuss foo
d and drug interactions and list appropriate interventions. Special diets and sample menus are displayed to show, at-a-glance, modified diets for particular problems. Focus is placed on client teaching, offering sensitive guidance for client needs. Numerous tables help to clarify difficult material. Invaluable appendices -- such as daily nutritional requirements, ADA exchange lists, nutritive food values, and more -- act as a single source for nutrition information. New in this edition: New chapters on Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism; Energy Balance and Weight Control; Cancer and AIDS; Helpful pedagogy -- including Chapter Outlines, Key Terms, Key Concepts, and Focus on Critical Thinking Exercises; New ADA exchange lists; and New Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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Summary: This comprehensive nutrition handbook uses a nursing process format to facilitate the integration of nutrition into nursing care and care plans. It presents coverage of basic nutrition concepts, nutrition throughout the life cycle, normal and therapeutic clinical application, and controversial issues in nutrition. A special feature entitled "Food for Thought" emphasizes current nutrition topics and provides updates for the most essential information. Drug Alerts discuss food and drug interactions and list appropriate interventions. Special diets and sample menus are displayed to show, at-a-glance, modified diets for particular problems. Focus is placed on client teaching, offering sensitive guidance for client needs. Numerous tables help to clarify difficult material. Invaluable appendices -- such as daily nutritional requirements, ADA exchange lists, nutritive food values, and more -- act as a single source for nutrition information. New in this edition: New chapters on Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism; Energy Balance and Weight Control; Cancer and AIDS; Helpful pedagogy -- including Chapter Outlines, Key Terms, Key Concepts, and Focus on Critical Thinking Exercises; New ADA exchange lists; and New Dietary Guidelines for Americans. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 97
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Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Year Published: 1997
International: No



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