Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 642 pages

Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, evidence-based recommendations for nutrition of healthy individuals, nutritional support of hospitalized patients, and dietary management of patients with diabetes, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and wasting diseases such as cancer and AIDS. This thoroughly updated edition includes new information on metabolic syndrome, immuno-nutrition, and vitamin D deficiency. Chapters on nutritional support decision making, enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy, and use of diets and dietary components in clinical practice have been completely revised. Appendices include commonly used formulae, recommended dietary allowances, food labeling, and dietary guides for patient use.

 

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Contents

Approach to Nutrient Deficiency
1
Recommendations for Healthy Young Adults
26
Recommendations for Healthy Elderly Adults
42
Pregnancy and Lactation
60
Protein and Calories Requirements Intake and Assessment
77
Vitamins
116
Minerals
210
Alternative Nutritional Therapy
307
Use of Diets and Dietary Components in Clinical Practice
404
Dietary Management of Diabetes Renal Disease
485
Obesity
531
Nutritional Considerations in Chronic Wasting Diseases Cancer AIDS
562
Facts and Formulas Commonly Used In Nutritional Therapeutics
585
Recommended Dietary Allowances
588
Food Labeling
597
Dietary Guides For Patient Use
603

Nutritional Support Decision Making
319
Enteral Nutritional Therapy
330
Parenteral Nutritional Therapy
373

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