Essentials of Human Nutrition

Author: Jim Mann,A. Stewart Truswell

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199290970

Category: Medical

Page: 599

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'Essentials of Human Nutrition' is a textbook for students who need an introduction to human nutrition. This text provides an account of a wide range of key topics.
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Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition

Author: Judith Sharlin,Sari Edelstein

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763777927

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 345

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Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition is a more basic version of the author’s larger text, Nutrition in the Life Cycle: An Evidenced-Based Approach, without the high-level research basics more appropriate for advanced nutrition courses. It covers nutrition requirements through out the life span, with a special emphasis on both pregnancy and end of life issues. Including over 100 illustrations, photos and tables, Essentials provides a look into contemporary nutritional issues such as pediatric vegetarianism, childhood obesity, diabetes, eating disorders, chronic disease, pharmacologic considerations, physical activity and weight management, and unique nutrition needs in the older adult. The text also provides a full spectrum of the nutritional guidelines to begin the solid preparation needed for a career in practice.
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Essentials of Pediatric Nutrition

Author: Samour,Patricia Queen Samour,Kathy King

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763784494

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 344

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Essentials of Pediatric Nutrition relays the key information needed to work in pediatric nutrition with various age groups and diseases/conditions. This consolidated and modified version of the very successful fourth edition of Pediatric Nutrition covers the core best-practice guidelines on the most vital information concerning the normal child from preconception through adolescence as well as infants and children with diseases/conditions affecting nutritional status. It provides the tools and resources needed to assess, monitor, and determine appropriate interventions aimed at maximal nutrition status and growth. Topics covered: • Recommended weight gain and key nutrient concerns during pregnancy • Nutrition screening and assessment • Unique nutrient concerns and management considerations of high risk neonates • Food hypersensitivities • Unique nutritional challenges of infants and children with disabilities • Diabetes • Common types of cancers (such as leukemia) in infants and children and their treatment challenges • Enteral and/or parenteral nutrition • Approved botanicals in pediatric practice The online access code provides access to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Growth Charts, Tanner Stages of Sexual Development, Recommended Dietary Allowances/Dietary Reference Intakes, and Conversion Tables.
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Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy - Revised Reprint

Author: Eleanor Schlenker,Sara Long Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323266940

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams’ Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 10th Edition, Revised Reprint offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Sara Long address nutrition across the life span and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. The revised edition has been updated with current government dietary guidelines, including the new MyPlate recommendations. Other key topics include childhood obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and food safety. Plus, evidence-based information and real-world case scenarios help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. Cultural Content boxes highlight the critical, yet often overlooked, role culture plays in nutrition — a role that is becoming more important as the population becomes more diverse. Feature boxes spotlight newsworthy issues related to the chapter topic, including: Diet–Medications Interactions — dietary warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) — information on the uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common herbs and supplements. Focus on Food Safety — important storage and preparation considerations for preventing food-borne illness. Health Promotion sections in each chapter emphasize the importance of health promotion and wellness as part of an effort to stress healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Websites of Interest at the end of every chapter lists reliable Internet resources for further study and exploration of various nutrition topics. Key terms are highlighted throughout the text with definitions on the same page for instant reference. Includes complimentary online access to Nutritrac 5.0, the latest version of Mosby’s premier nutrition and exercise management program that features over 1,000 new foods and enhanced functionality. Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize the importance of using research to achieve the best possible patient outcomes. Expanded health promotion coverage includes the World Health Organization’s definition of "health," the concept of wellness, and patient education. An in-depth discussion of childhood obesity explores the impact and prevention of this major health concern. Additional information on metabolic syndrome examines its effects on the cardiovascular system. Coverage of nutrition support includes the use of adapted feeding tools to aid patients in various disease states. Perspective in Practice boxes offer quick access to practical applications of nutrition principles. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes features the latest updates from the American Dietetic Association.
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Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book

Author: Richard A. McPherson,Matthew R. Pincus

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726842

Category: Medical

Page: 1568

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Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.
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Williams' Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Author: Eleanor Schlenker,Joyce Ann Gilbert

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323294014

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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From basic nutrition principles to the latest nutrition therapies for common diseases, Williams' Essentials of Nutrition & Diet Therapy, 11th Edition offers a solid foundation in the fundamental knowledge and skills you need to provide effective patient care. Authors Eleanor Schlenker and Joyce Gilbert address nutrition across the lifespan and within the community, with an emphasis on health promotion and the effects of culture and religion on nutrition. Evidence-based information, real-world case scenarios, colorful illustrations, boxes, and tables help you learn how to apply essential nutrition concepts and therapies in clinical practice. Key terms identified in the text and defined on the page help reinforce critical concepts. Case studies illustrate key concepts in authentic, "real-life" scenarios that reinforce learning and promote nutritional applications. Evidence-Based Practice boxes summarize current research findings. Diet-Medication Interactions boxes provide diet-warnings related to specific prescription drugs. Focus on Culture boxes introduce you to cultural competence and the special nutritional needs, health problems, and appropriate interventions applicable to different cultural, ethnic, racial and age groups. Health Promotion section devoted solely to health promotion and wellness stresses healthy lifestyle choices and prevention as the best "medicine." Focus on Food Safety boxes alert you to food safety issues related to a particular nutrient, age group, or medical condition. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) boxes offer uses, contraindications, and advantages/disadvantages of common types of herbs and supplements and potential interactions with prescription or over-the-counter medications. Perspective in Practice boxes supply you with practice elements for nutrition education. Websites of Interest call-outs cite key websites with suggestions for further study and exploration of various nutrition topics at the end of each chapter. NEW! Clinical nutrition chapters cover the latest guidelines and medications. NEW! MyPlate replaces former Food Guide Pyramid. NEW! Dietary Guidelines for Americans reflect 2010 changes. UPDATED! Review questions emphasize critical thinking. NEW! Streamlined content provides the essentials of nutrition and diet therapy.
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Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches

Author: Peggy S. Stanfield

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449660444

Category: Medical

Page: 571

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Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches covers the fundamentals of basic nutrition, and then nutrition as therapy, in both adults and children. It is designed to work as a traditional text or a self-instructional text that allows for distance-learning and self-paced instruction. Progress checks throughout each chapter and chapter post-tests help students to evaluate their comprehension of key information. The Fifth Edition has been completely revised and updated to include My Pyramid and corresponding DRIs and all of the all figures and tables have been revised.
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