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Nutrition and Diet Therapy - 4th edition

Nutrition and Diet Therapy (ISBN10: 0803613369; ISBN13: 9780803613362)
ISBN13: 978-0803613362
ISBN10: 0803613369

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0803613874
ISBN10: 0803613873

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 t ...show morehat 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
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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