Nutrition Care of the Older Adult: a Handbook for Dietetics Professionals Working Throughout the Continuum of Care

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American Dietetic Associati, 2004 - Social Science - 323 pages
Completely revised with new chapters and sections covering everything the health-care provider needs to know when working with the older adult either at home or in nursing and long-term care facilities. Chapters cover factors affecting nutrition, nutrition and disease, nutritional assessment, dining challenges and regulatory compliance. This scientifically sound and practical resource for new and experienced nutrition professionals includes new forms, resources, the food guide pyramid for older adults and an index of tales.
 

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Contents

Contributors
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Introduction to Nutrition in Older Adults
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PART I
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Nutrition and Disease in Older Adults
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