Disease related Malnutrition Book
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Disease related Malnutrition


  • Author : Rebecca J. Stratton
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 445
  • ISBN 10 : 9780851996486

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Disease related Malnutrition Excerpt :

Disease-related malnutrition is a global public health problem. The consequences of disease-related malnutrition are numerous, and include shorter survival rates, lower functional capacity, longer hospital stays, greater complication rates, and higher prescription rates. Nutritional support, in the form of oral nutritional supplements or tube feeding, has proven to lead to an improvement in patient outcome. This book is unique in that it draws together the results of numerous different studies that demonstrate the benefits of nutritional support and provides an evidence base for it. It also discusses the causes, consequences, and prevalence of disease-related malnutrition, and provides insights into the best possible use of enteral nutritional support.

Nutrition in Clinical Practice Book

Nutrition in Clinical Practice


  • Author : David L. Katz
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2012-03-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1027
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451165937

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Written by one of America's foremost authorities in preventive medicine, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, Second Edition is the practical, comprehensive, evidence-based reference that all clinicians need to offer patients effective, appropriate dietary counseling. This fully revised edition incorporates the latest studies and includes new chapters on diet and hematopoiesis, diet and dermatologic conditions, and health effects of coffee, chocolate, and ethanol. Each chapter concludes with concise guidelines for counseling and treatment, based on consensus and the weight of evidence. Appendices include clinically relevant formulas, nutrient data tables, patient-specific meal planners, and print and Web-based resources for clinicians and patients.

Evidence Based Nutrition and Clinical Evidence of Bioactive Foods in Human Health and Disease Book

Evidence Based Nutrition and Clinical Evidence of Bioactive Foods in Human Health and Disease


  • Author : Asim K. Duttaroy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-08
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128221945

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Evidence-Based Nutrition and Clinical Evidence of Bioactive Foods in Human Health and Disease explores a wide range of studies from clinical investigations to mechanistic research, covering the actions of bioactives on specific tissues and cells in intestinal, neurological, immunological and cardiovascular health and disease, including cancers. The book also focuses on metabolism, mechanisms of actions, tissue-specific effects, and the structure–function relationships between clinical trial, ex vivo and in vitro data. Written for nutrition researchers, clinical researchers, dieticians, and others working in and studying health-related fields, this book highlights the concepts surrounding the preventive and therapeutic impacts of bioactive foods. Presents information on the prevention of disease using bioactive compounds Consolidates the research outcome from a variety of sources on specific bioactive foods Contains coverage of bioactive lipids and lipid mediators, bioactive phytochemicals, probiotics, bioactive proteins, peptides, polysaccharides, fibers and sphingolipids

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition Book

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition


  • Author : Douglas C. Heimburger
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 645
  • ISBN 10 : 0323039529

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Handbook of Clinical Nutrition Excerpt :

Nutrition plays an increasingly significant role in patient care and disease prevention. The Handbook of Clinical Nutrition was the first - and continues to be the most practical and convenient - comprehensive resource on providing nutritional support for your patients. This edition is thoroughly updated to bring you the latest in nutrition science and treatment and features timely, new chapters on: Metabolic Syndrome, Counseling for Lifestyle Change, Complementary / Alternative Nutritional Therapies, and Physical Activity. The liberal use of tables, detailed table of contents, and comprehensive index allow you quick access to key information, which is presented using a disease-oriented approach. The pocket-size and spiral format allow you to carry the book with you and refer to it easily. Uses a concise, clinical focus to provide just the information you need. Makes reference easy with an intuitive organization and pocket-sized spiral format Contains numerous tables of drug-nutrient interactions, therapeutic diets, food composition, lab tests, nutritional assessments, and more. Includes information on performing nutritional assessments and providing nutritional support and counselling. Expanded chapter on physical activity Contains new chapters on: o Metabolic Syndrome o Counseling for Lifestyle Change o Complementary and Alternative Nutritional Therapies o Physical Activity

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition Book

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition


  • Author : Mary Width
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2020-01-22
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 570
  • ISBN 10 : 1284197832

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The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition Excerpt :

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition, Third Edition is a quick-reference guide for dietitians, students, and other health professionals actively engaged in clinical nutrition, providing them with immediate access to evidence-based information on nutritional assessment, nutrition support, and nutrition considerations for specific diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and pulmonary disease. Using the latest nutritional guidelines, the authors utilize a consistent chapter format that includes sections on disease process, treatment and nutritional intervention, and patient education, making it easy to find the relevant information. New sections consider the nutrition implications of dementia, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's; nutritional care for bone marrow transplant patients; food safety in intestinal transplant operations; and more.

Nutrition  Fitness  and Mindfulness Book

Nutrition Fitness and Mindfulness


  • Author : Jaime Uribarri
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030308926

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Nutrition Fitness and Mindfulness Excerpt :

This comprehensive volume presents an approach based on cutting edge clinical science to the integration of healthy behaviors in clinical practice, using three major categories; healthy eating, active living, and mindfulness. Chapters are authored and edited by a select group of national and international experts in their respective fields who have developed these concepts for application in routine practice. All chapters are formatted to provide key learning points and summarized conclusions for easy reference. Topics include the DASH diet, plant based nutrition, the Mediterranean diet, beneficial herbs and spices, fitness, spirituality, meditation, healthy sleep, and disease prevention. Nutrition, Fitness, and Mindfulness will be a useful guide for all clinicians and healthcare professionals encouraging patients to make more thoughtful and healthy lifestyle choices.

Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice Book

Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice


  • Author : Anne Coble Voss
  • Publisher : Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: Cancer
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 0880910674

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"A comprehensive reference for professionals providing up-to-date oncology nutrition practice recommendations, the latest nutrition assessment tools, current knowledge, and support and resources"--

Clinical Nutrition in Practice Book

Clinical Nutrition in Practice


  • Author : Nicholas Katsilambros
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-06-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444347777

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An easy-to-use book with questions on clinical nutrition clearly posed and answers based on real-life studies, this is a ready reference for the busy healthcare professional. Clinical Nutrition in Practice opens with introductory chapters on the basis of healthy nutrition, malnutrition and nutritional assessment. These are followed by chapters addressing the nutritional needs of patients with obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid and neurologic disorders, as well as diseases of various organ systems, such as the GI tract, renal and pulmonary systems. Special attention is given to describing nutrition in cancer patients and those with HIV/AIDS and the book concludes with a discussion of enteral and parenteral nutrition. Nutritionists, dietitians and other health professionals working with patients with impaired nutrition or special nutritional requirements, such as diabetologists, endocrinologists (especially those treating obesity), cardiologists and oncologists will find this a refreshing approach to an important subject. Nurses, medical students and those working in the food industry will also find this a handy guide. Easy-to-follow style with questions clearly posed and answers based on real-life case studies Outlines the basics of healthy nutrition, malnutrition and nutritional assessment Detailed consideration of the nutritional needs of patients with a variety of chronic diseases, e.g. cardiovascular or rheumatoid disorders, cancer and HIV/AIDS Uses an interesting contemporary approach that health professionals will find a refreshing change

Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider Book

Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider


  • Author : D.M. Bier
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-11-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9783318026672

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Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider Excerpt :

Nutrition is an integral part of the prevention and management of the most prevalent conditions faced by today's primary care providers. This book is aimed at physicians around the world who treat patients from all walks of life. The first section is devoted to the basic principles of nutrition, covering the fundamentals of body composition, energy balance, and appetite, as well as the importance of the different macro- and micronutrients. The following section builds on the principles of the first by focusing on the special needs for specific circumstances, including pregnancy, exercise, food allergies and religion. The third part provides an overview of our latest understanding of various disease states and how they are influenced by nutrition. The final part on Food Policy takes a bird's eye view, offering perspectives on global sustainability, the rapidly changing face of malnutrition and the role played by the food industry in consumer health. This book is a practical reference source that will guide physicians on how to use nutrition as a tool to prevent and cure disease.

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke Book

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke


  • Author : Mandy L. Corrigan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627033800

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Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke Excerpt :

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke is a comprehensive reference on nutrition for the multidisciplinary team caring for stroke patients. Targeting physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical dietitians, and advanced allied health and medical students, this volume provides an introduction on the different types of stroke, associated risk factors, and uniquely featured global perspectives on stroke. In addition to discussing stroke risk factors, the book expands upon treatment and management from the acute care setting through rehabilitation, captures the lifespan of patients affected by stroke, and discusses the progression of the nutrition care plan. Containing the most up-to-date, evidence based information currently available, Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke is a valuable resource for clinicians working with the stroke population.

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging Book

Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging


  • Author : Connie Watkins Bales
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-11-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493919291

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Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging Excerpt :

This is the new and fully revised third edition of the well-received text that is the benchmark book in the field of nutrition and aging. The editors (specialists in geriatric nutrition, medical sociology, and clinical nutrition, respectively) and contributors (a panel of recognized academic nutritionists, geriatricians, clinicians, and other scientists) have added a number of new chapters and have thoroughly updated the widely acclaimed second edition. This third edition provides fresh perspectives and the latest scientific and clinical developments on the interaction of nutrition with age-associated disease and provides practical, evidence-based options to enhance this at-risk population’s potential for optimal health and disease prevention. Chapters on a wide range of topics, such as the role of nutrition in physical and cognitive function, and coverage of an array of clinical conditions (obesity, diabetes, heart failure, cancer, kidney disease, osteoporosis), compliment chapters on food insecurity, anti-aging and nutritional supplements, making this third edition uniquely different from previous editions. Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Aging, Third Edition, is a practical and comprehensive resource and an invaluable guide to nutritionists, physicians, nurses, social workers and others who provide health care for the ever-increasing aging population.

Implementing Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare Book

Implementing Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare


  • Author : Gill Harvey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136768088

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The successful implementation of evidence into practice is dependent on aligning the available evidence to the particular context through the active ingredient of facilitation. Designed to support the widely recognised PARIHS framework, which works as a guide to plan, action and evaluate the implementation of evidence into practice, this book provides a very practical ‘how-to’ guide for facilitating the whole process. This text discusses: undertaking an initial diagnosis of the context and reaching a consensus on the evidence to be implemented; how to link the research evidence with clinical and patients’ experience and local information in the form of audit data or patient and staff feedback; the range of diagnostic, consensus building and stakeholder consultation methods that can be helpful; a description of facilitator roles and facilitation methods, tools and techniques; some of theories that underpin the PARIHS framework and how these have been integrated to inform a revised version of PARIHS Including internationally-sourced case study examples to illustrate how the facilitation role and facilitation skills have been applied in a range of different health care settings, this is the ideal text for those interested in leading or facilitating evidence based implementation projects, from the planning stage through to evaluation.

Handbook of Drug Nutrient Interactions Book

Handbook of Drug Nutrient Interactions


  • Author : Joseph I. Boullata
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-03-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 824
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603273626

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Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Second Edition is an essential new work that provides a scientific look behind many drug-nutrient interactions, examines their relevance, offers recommendations, and suggests research questions to be explored. In the five years since publication of the first edition of the Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions new perspectives have emerged and new data have been generated on the subject matter. Providing both the scientific basis and clinical relevance with appropriate recommendations for many interactions, the topic of drug-nutrient interactions is significant for clinicians and researchers alike. For clinicians in particular, the book offers a guide for understanding, identifying or predicting, and ultimately preventing or managing drug-nutrient interactions to optimize patient care. Divided into six sections all chapters have been revised or are new to this edition. Chapters balance the most technical information with practical discussions and include outlines that reflect the content; discussion questions that can guide the reader to the critical areas covered in each chapter, complete definitions of terms with the abbreviation fully defined and consistent use of terms between chapters. The editors have performed an outstanding service to clinical pharmacology and pharmaco-nutrition by bringing together a multi-disciplinary group of authors. Handbook of Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Second Edition is a comprehensive up-to-date text for the total management of patients on drug and/or nutrition therapy but also an insight into the recent developments in drug-nutrition interactions which will act as a reliable reference for clinicians and students for many years to come.

Nutrition Education in U S  Medical Schools Book
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Nutrition Education in U S Medical Schools


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1985-02-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309035873

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Nutrition Education in U S Medical Schools Excerpt :

As the general public has become more aware of advances in nutrition, consumer demands for advice on matters of diet and disease have grown. This book offers recommendations to upgrade what were found to be largely inadequate nutrition programs in U.S. medical schools in order that health professionals be better qualified to advise and treat their patients. A comprehensive study of one-third of American 4-year undergraduate medical schools provided information on the current status of nutrition programs at each school. Conclusions were drawn and recommendations made from analysis of this gathered information. Questions examined in this volume include: Has medical education kept pace with advances in nutrition science? Are medical students equipped to convey sound nutritional advice to their patients? What strategies are needed to initiate and sustain adequate teaching of nutrition in medical schools?

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Exotic Animal Practice Book

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Exotic Animal Practice


  • Author : Nicola Di Girolamo
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2017-08-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323545778

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, Edited by Drs. Nicola Di Girolamo and Alexandra Winter, focuses on Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Exotic Animal Medicine. Topics include: Why should we direct our efforts toward evidence-based practice and knowledge creation?; Practical application of evidence-based practice; Evidence-based advances in avian medicine; Evidence-based advances in reptile medicine; Evidence-based advances in rabbit medicine; Evidence-based advances in ferret medicine; Evidence-based advances in rodent medicine; Evidence-based advances in fish and aquatic animal medicine; Evidence-based analgesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based anesthesia in exotic animals; Evidence-based reptile housing and nutrition; Evidence-based rabbit housing and nutrition; Basic statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (numerical outcomes, P values, t-test, anova); Advanced statistics for the exotic animal practitioner (categorical data, logistic regression, confidence intervals); Basics of systematic review and meta-analysis for the exotic animal practitioner; Evidence-based information resources for the exotic animal practitioner; and How to report exotic animal research.