Basics of Clinical Nutrition

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Jaypee Brothers Publishers, Nov 1, 2008 - Medical - 464 pages
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The purpose of this book is to provide a workable knowledge of nutrition support and emphasize its importance in patient care. Covers most of the practical aspects of need and provision of nutritional support and also nutritional therapy in some of the common systemic diseases, where nutrition support is of importance in reducing mortality and morbidity leading to early recovery. Four new chapters viz. Nutritional Assessment in Clinical Practice, Immunonutrition, Antioxidants and Probiotics have been added in this edition. The chapters have been written by a distinguished group of physicians, surgeons and dieticians who are actively practicing the nutrition support and also involved in research in this field.
 

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Contents

The Rationale for Nutritional Support
1
Assessment of Nutritional Status
30
Assessment of Nutritional Status in Clinical Practice 44
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Carbohydrates Proteins and Fats
63
Vitamins
85
Energy in Health and Disease
118
Consequences
149
A Comprehensive Overview
164
Nutrition in Renal Diseases
262
Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
290
Nutritional Support in Liver Disease
317
Nutrition in Surgery
341
Nutritional Management in Cancer Patients
367
Nutritional Support in Geriatrics
383
Probiotics
397
Immunonutrition
413

An Overview
178
Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition in Surgical Patients203
203
Nutritional Support in Stress and Injury
216
Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease
247
Methods of Food Preparation
429
Index
445
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