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Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Nutrition and Diet Therapy - 4th edition

Nutrition and Diet Therapy - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780803613362

ISBN10: 0803613369

Nutrition and Diet Therapy by Carroll A. Lutz, Karen Rutherford and Przytulski - ISBN 9780803613362
Edition: 4TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2006
International: No
Nutrition and Diet Therapy by Carroll A. Lutz, Karen Rutherford and Przytulski - ISBN 9780803613362

ISBN13: 9780803613362

ISBN10: 0803613369

Summary

The fourth edition of this popular nutrition text continues to be the best on the market for introducing the beginning student to the fundamentals of nutrition. Developed jointly by a nurse and a dietitian, Nutrition and Diet Therapy Evidence-Based Applications, 4th Edition, effectively combines nursing care with solid nutritional information. Clearly written and visually appealing, this 4th edition is filled with updated content on a variety of contemporary issues that add to the title's continued emphasis on clinical application.

Key Features

  • Addresses contemporary issues such as the obesity epidemic, osteoporosis, energy nutrient distribution and weight management, and guidelines for prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke
  • Updated to include both the New Food Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines
  • New nutrient recommendations and food label data, including updated DRIs and the latest on trans fatty acids
  • Identifies cautions for unregulated supplements and describes interactions of food, drug, and over-the-counter nutrients
  • Life cycle approach includes screening tools and nutritional interventions for pregnancy and lactation, infancy through adolescence, and the mature adult
  • Updated recommendations and food plans for weight control, clients with diabetes, HIV/AIDS, dysphasia, preventing heart disease, and other health concerns
  • Revised American Diabetes Association recommendations for hospitalized clients with diabetes
  • A second method to estimate protein and energy needs for clients on nutritional support
  • Detailed illustrations and instructions for calculating % body fat
  • Useful assessment tools and tables throughout, including Food Handling Guidelines, Labeling Regulations, Research Summaries, and Wellness Tips
  • Care plans updated using the latest NANDA diagnoses and NIC and NOC terminology
  • NCLEX-style chapter review and clinical analysis questions with answers in the appendix