Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition

Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition

By: Helen M. Barker (editor), Anne Payne (editor)Paperback

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This book provides a comprehensive account of the relevant physiology, pathophysiology, nutritional therapy and dietetic application for each specialist dietetic area. All major specialist areas involved in the treatment of adults are covered. The first section deals with clinical governance, for example patient-centred care, clinical decision-making and developing evidence-based practice. The second section on advanced clinical practice describes 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas in detail. There is detailed coverage of 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas: the control of food intake and absorption of nutrients; drug nutrient interactions; food allergy - allergy and intolerance; irritable bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancer; short bowel syndrome; enteral nutrition; parenteral nutrition; thermal injury; nutrition and liver disease; HIV; palliative care; renal disease; diabetes; obesity; cardiovascular disease; stroke; neurological conditions; and, mental health. Each chapter concludes with a section on possible future developments in the specialty, providing insight into 'hot topics', making this an essential text for all working in the field of Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition.

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Part 1 Introduction 1 Evidence based practice 2 The use of reflection in advancing practice 3 Changing behaviour 4 Transition to adult care Part 2 Introduction 5 The control of food intake and absorption of nutrients 6 Drug nutrient interactions 7 Food allergy - allergy and intolerance 8 Irritable bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancer 9 Short bowel syndrome 10 Enteral nutrition 11 Parenteral nutrition 12 Thermal injury 13 Nutrition and liver disease 14 HIV 15 Palliative care 16 Renal disease 17 Diabetes 18 Obesity 19 Cardiovascular disease 20 Stroke 21 Neurological conditions 22 Mental health Appendices * Mode of action and influence of medication on nutritional status * Example of a nutrition screening tool * Scottish Dietitian's Eating Disorders Dietetic Assessment Form * Scottish Dietitian's Eating Disorders Dietetic Assessment Completion Guidelines * Refeeding protocol Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780443067860
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9780443067860
  • weight: 816
  • ISBN10: 0443067864

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