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The Clinical Dietitian's Essential Pocket Guide is an up-to-date, concise pocket-sized reference that clinical dietitians can tailor to their own practice. Part I covers nutritional assessment, life stage assessment, and nutrition support. Part II addresses nutrition considerations for specific diseases%cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, liver and pancreatic diseases, renal diseases, and pulmonary diseases. Appendices on food-drug interactions, laboratory assessment, and useful reference materials are also included. Within each disease chapter, a uniform format includes sections on disease process, treatment and nutritional intervention, and patient education. Blank pages in each chapter allow users to add their own notes or references. https://thepoint.lww.com/product/isbn/9780781788298

Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics, second edition is a practical quick-reference guide to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities. Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the links between all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence, it covers everything you will need to be able to carry out your role effectively and confidently. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Also included is information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases, rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients, and normal range guides and handy reference values. This handbook makes sure the relevant information is at your fingertips whenever you need it, with links to further reading and online sources.

Building a bridge from classroom to clinical practice, this casebook is composed of 32 realistic case studies appropriate for introductory and advanced level courses in nutrition and diet therapy. Each case study uses the medical record as its structure. The student solves the case by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory reports, and physician’s narrative. The case is followed by a series of questions and applications that focus on pathophysiology, assessment, clinical, nutritional and behavioral outcomes, interventions, and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This real world approach helps to prepare the student for the professional setting. Objectives for student learning within each case are built around the nutrition care process and competencies for dietetic education.
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The most respected nutrition text for more than 50 years, Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process delivers comprehensive and up-to-date information from respected educators and practitioners in the field. The latest recommendations include the new MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, new and expanded chapters, and a large variety of tables, boxes, and pathophysiology algorithms, all providing need-to-know information with ease. New co-editor Janice L. Raymond joins L. Kathleen Mahan and Sylvia Escott-Stump and nearly 50 leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in writing a nutrition text that's ideal for use in class or everyday practice.

    • Expert contributors include nearly 50 nationally recognized writers, researchers, and practitioners, each writing on their area of specialization.
    • Clear, logical organization details each step of complete nutritional care from assessment to therapy.
    • UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms clarify the illness process and to ensure more effective care.
    • New Directions boxes reflect the latest research in emerging areas in nutrition therapy.
    • Focus On boxes provide additional detail on key chapter concepts.
    • Clinical Insight boxes and Clinical Scenarios with detailed Sample Nutrition Diagnosis statements help ensure the most accurate and effective interventions in practice.
    • Key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter and bolded within the text provide quick access to important nutrition terminology.
    • More than 1,000 self-assessment questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce key textbook content.
    • New recommendations reflect a comprehensive approach to diet and nutrition that incorporates the USDA's MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, and the Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommendations.
    • Reorganized table of contents reinforces the Nutrition Care Process structure endorsed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
    • MNT for Thyroid Disorders chapter details important nutrition considerations for managing thyroid disorders.
    • New calcium and vitamin D Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRIs) improve monitoring of nutrient intake.
    • Expanded Nutrition in Aging chapter includes assessment and nutritional care guidelines for the growing elderly patient population.
    • Growth grids for children detail proper patient nutrition during infancy and early childhood.
    • Extensively revised MNT for Food Allergies chapter highlights the importance of food allergy management in clinical nutrition therapy.
    • Updated appendices enhance assessment accuracy with the latest laboratory findings and normal values.

    The contemporary successor to the editors' earlier Obesity: Theory and Therapy, this comprehensive handbook guides mental health, medical, and allied health professionals through the process of planning and delivering individualized treatment services for those seeking help for obesity. Concise, extensively referenced chapters present foundational knowledge and review the full range of widely used interventions, including self-help, behavioral, and cognitive-behavioral approaches; pharmacotherapy; and surgery. Provided are state-of-the-art guidelines for assessing obese individuals for health risks and for mood and eating disorders; treatment algorithms for tailoring interventions to the severity of the client's problem; details on adjunctive interventions for improving body image and self-esteem; recommendations for working with child clients; and much more.

    Obesity is a serious and rapidly increasing medical problem. Bariatric surgery is the only effective long-term treatment for morbid obesity and the performance of this surgery has increased dramatically over the years.

    Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for Your Medical Practice is a user-friendly, practical reference text that provides all the necessary information that the health care professional will need to assist in patient selection and preoperative assessment, as well as recommendations in dealing with complex postoperative care of the bariatric patient.

    Dr. Francis A. Farraye and Dr. R. Armour Forse, joined by leading experts, review what is required by today's practicing physician who will manage the care of obese adults.

    Inside the chapters of Bariatric Surgery, along with numerous tables, images, and charts, you will find many crucial elements of bariatric surgery extensively and practically covered.

    Bariatric Surgery is the perfect resource for the primary care physician, family practitioner, general internist, endocrinologist, nutritionist, gastroenterologist, radiologist, medical and surgical resident, and medical student.

    Long awaited, Bariatric Surgery is the answer many are searching for today.

    Some chapter topics:

    • The medical management of obesity
    • Types of bariatric surgery
    • Assessments of patients prior to bariatric surgery
    • Medical management of the patient after bariatric surgery
    • Nutritional and psychological consequences of bariatric surgery
    • Endoscopic and radiologic imaging

    This book is a how-to manual for practicing physicians and health care providers, nurse educators, nutritionists, and physicians in training in the management of persons with diabetes mellitus. Experts with strong clinical and teaching backgrounds provide up-to-date recom-mendations and rationale of the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to diabetes mellitus and its multiorgan micro- and macrovascular complications for patients of all ages.
    Gives five practical guidelines for nutrition therapy that supplies realistic recommendations!
    With contributions from nearly 60 clinicians who reveal a constellation of disorders with different signs, symptoms, clinical characteristics, and therapies, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus

  • reviews the autoimmune process and genetics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • offers an overview of the medications that impair glucose metabolism causing hypo- or hyperglycemia
  • covers pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnosis with specialized laboratory tests
  • surveys therapeutic modalities, their mechanisms of action, and rationale for use
  • focuses on outcomes and how they are tracked
  • stresses early detection and therapy of end-organ complications
  • discusses the effect of intensive diabetes management on reducing retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy
  • considers incorporating psychiatric techniques into the treatment of diabetes
  • compares and contrasts diabetes in children, adults, and the elderly
  • and more!
    Containing over 850 references, tables, drawings, and photographs, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus is a cross-disciplinary reference perfect for family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, physiologists, dietitians, obesity specialists, psychiatrists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
  • Although its underlying concept is a relatively simple one—the measurement of the human body and its parts—anthropometry employs a myriad of methods and instruments, and is useful for a variety of purposes, from understanding the impact of disease on individuals to tracking changes in populations over time. The first interdisciplinary reference on the subject, the Handbook of Anthropometry brings this wide-ranging field together: basic theory and highly specialized topics in normal and abnormal anthropometry in terms of health, disease prevention, and intervention. Over 140 self-contained chapters cover up-to-date indices, the latest studies on computerized methods, shape-capturing systems, and bioelectrical impedance, data concerning single tissues and whole-body variables, and reports from different areas of the world. Chapters feature helpful charts and illustrations, cross-references to related chapters are included, and key points are presented in bullet form for ease of comprehension. Together, the Handbook’s thirteen sections entail all major aspects of anthropometrical practice and research, including:

    · Tools and techniques.

    · Developmental stages, from fetus to elder.

    · Genetic diseases, metabolic diseases, and cancer.

    · Exercise and nutrition.

    · Ethnic, cultural, and geographic populations.

    · Special conditions and circumstances.

    The Handbook of Anthropometry is an invaluable addition to the reference libraries of a broad spectrum of health professionals, among them health scientists, physicians, physiologists, nutritionists, dieticians, nurses, public health researchers, epidemiologists, exercise physiologists, and physical therapists. It is also useful to college-level students and faculty in the health disciplines, as well as to policymakers and ergonomists.

    This unique cookbook with a CD-ROM of printable recipes looks beyond intervening in the symptoms of health problems and addresses the ways in which diet can be used to help correct underlying imbalances in the body. Dealing with a range of different issues, including gastro-intestinal, immune system and hormone imbalances, this book clearly explains the intricacies of each problem and offers useful tips on how to truly make a difference through diet. The recipes provided for each imbalance are easy to follow and are accompanied by detailed nutritional information. The information throughout the book, including the chapter on healthy ageing, is designed for clients who wish to optimise their health, whether or not they are currently facing health problems. With its focus on a personalised approach to helping people through diet, this book is an invaluable resource for nutritionists, health professionals and their clients.

    From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 11th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Joyce Gilbert address nutrition across the lifespan and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. Evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice.

    • Key terms identified in the text and defined on the page help reinforce critical concepts.
    • Case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current research findings.
    • Diet-Medication Interactions boxes provide diet-warnings related to specific prescription drugs.
    • Focus on Culture boxes introduce you to cultural competence and the special nutritional needs, health problems, and appropriate interventions applicable to different cultural, ethnic, racial and age groups.
    • Health Promotion section devoted solely to health promotion and wellness stresses healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine."
    • Focus on Food Safety boxes alert you to food safety issues related to a particular nutrient, age group, or medical condition.
    • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) boxes offer uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common types of herbs and supplements and potential interactions with prescription or over-the-counter medications.
    • Perspective in Practice boxes supply you with practice elements for nutrition education.
    • Websites of Interest call-outs cite key websites with suggestions for further study and exploration of various nutrition topics at the end of each chapter.
    • NEW! Clinical nutrition chapters cover the latest guidelines and medications.
    • NEW! MyPlate replaces former Food Guide Pyramid.
    • NEW! Dietary Guidelines for Americans reflect 2010 changes.
    • UPDATED! Review questions emphasize critical thinking.
    • NEW! Streamlined content provides the essentials of nutrition and diet therapy.