Nutrition Management of the Cancer Patient

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Abby S. Bloch
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1990 - Medical - 431 pages
Here is a comprehensive, expert, and practical resource For The nutritional care of patients with cancer. it offers a wide array of practical tools, tips, and techniques for nutritional assessment and follow-up care, and includes patient monitoring and counseling techniques, multi-level dysphagia diets, total and peripheral parenteral nutrition programs, vitamin supplement programs, and more.
 

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Contents

Nutrition Problems Arising from the Treatments of Cancer
6
Altered Metabolism
12
Assessment
25
Final Evaluation of Nutrition Assessment Parameters
32
Realistic Goals
38
Nausea and Vomiting
44
Chapter 7 The Patient with Head and Neck Cancer
53
Chapter 8Dysphagia and the Cancer Patient
65
Transplant Complications Affecting Oral Intake
209
Nutrition Support Modalities
219
Chapter 20Encouraging Oral Intake
229
Types of Supplements
235
Conclusion
263
Practical Suggestions
277
Parenteral Nutrition
285
Summary
296

Conclusion
71
Chapter 10Nutrition Problems Caused by Pancreatic Liver or Renal Cancer
85
Nutrition Concerns in Cancer of the Liver
95
Nutrition Considerations in Renal Cancer
101
Conclusion
108
Nutrition Interventions
115
Modifications and Patient Monitoring
121
Chapter 13Pediatric Oncology Nutrition Support
135
A Case Study Approach
141
Conclusion
147
Chapter 16Impact of Chemotherapy on the Nutrition Status of the Cancer
161
Intestinal Mucositis
167
Chapter 17 The Impact of Radiation Therapy on the Nutrition Status of the Cancer
173
Nutrition Support and Monitoring
199
Chapter 27The Nutrition Support Team
317
Impact of Nutrition Support Teams
323
Provision of Care
329
Chapter 29Home Care Training and Management Options
337
Chapter 30Ethical and Psychologic Issues Relating to the Cancer Patient
355
Dietary Approaches
361
Conclusion
368
Appendix 31E
374
Community Clinical Oncology Program
381
Comprehensive and Clinical Cancer Centers Supported by the National Cancer
399
Chartered Divisions of the American Cancer Society Inc
407
Pain Control Referral Groups
415
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