Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Nutrition and Diet Therapy

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The seventh edition of this best-selling text provides a comprehensive introduction to nutrition and diet therapy for the health care worker. Revised to include new findings in the field of nutrition, this new edition stresses the importance of good nutrition through all stages of life and includes information on the special nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women, AIDS patients, and those requiring weight control. In addition, the text includes a section on diet therapy for medical and surgical patients. Key terms, NCLEX style questions, and case studies implementing the nursing process help the user apply knowledge to real-life situations. (LPN/LVN, LPN, LVN, nutrition, diet, eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia) ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual ISBN: 0-7668-0297-3 Computerized Testbank ISBN: 0-7668-0298-1
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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 204 x 250 x 18mm | 898.13g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • illustrations (some colour)
  • 0766802965
  • 9780766802964

Table of contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION: CHAPTER 1 The Relationship Of Food And Health. CHAPTER 2 Planning A Health Diet. CHAPTER 3 Digestion, Absorption, And Metabolism. CHAPTER 4 Carbohydrates. CHAPTER 5 Lipids, Or Fats. CHAPTER 6 Proteins. CHAPTER 7 Vitamins. CHAPTER 8 Minerals. CHAPTER 9 Water. MAINTENANCE OF HEALTH THROUGH GOOD NUTRITION: CHAPTER 10 Food-Related Illnesses And Allergies. CHAPTER 11 Diet During Pregnancy And Lactation CHAPTER 12 Diet During Infancy CHAPTER 13 Diet During Childhood And Adolescence. CHAPTER 14 Diet During Young And Middle Adulthood. CHAPTER 15 Diet During Late Adulthood. DIET THERAPY: CHAPTER 16 Diet And Weight Control. CHAPTER 17 Diet And Diabetes Mellitus. CHAPTER 18 Diet And Cardiovascular Disease. CHAPTER 19 Diet And Renal Disease. CHAPTER 20 Diet And Gastrointestinal Problems. CHAPTER 21 Diet And Cancer. CHAPTER 22 Diet And Surgery, Enteral And Parenteral Nutrition, Burns, Infections, And Aids. CHAPTER 23 Nutritional Care Of Patients. Appendix. Glossary Bibliography. Index.
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