Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach
ISBN: 0323242103
EAN13: 9780323242103
Language: English
Pages: 464
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Mosby
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Book Overview
Looking at nutrition and nutritional therapy from the nurse's perspective, Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach takes a wellness approach based on health promotion and primary prevention. It offers guidelines with a human, personal touch, using first-hand accounts to show how nutrition principles apply to patients in real-world practice. This edition includes new chapters on the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and on nutrition for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Written by educators Michele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-Stump, and Suzie Dorner, this leading nutrition text promotes healthy diets and shows how nutrition may be used in treating and controlling diseases and disorders.