Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case-Study Approach (5th Revised edition)

Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case-Study Approach (5th Revised edition)

By: Marcia Nahikian Nelms (author)Paperback

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Building a bridge from classroom to clinical practice, this casebook is composed of 32 realistic case studies appropriate for introductory and advanced level courses in nutrition and diet therapy. Each case study uses the medical record as its structure and you "solve the case" by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory test results, intake/output records, and the physician and other health care provider progress notes. The case is followed by a series of questions that focus on pathophysiology; assessment; clinical, nutritional, and behavioral outcomes; interventions; and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This "real world" approach prepares you for the professional setting. Objectives within each case are built around the nutrition care process and competencies for dietetic education.

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Dr. Nahikian-Nelms is currently a professor of clinical health and rehabilitation sciences and director of the dietetic internship in the Division of Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University. At Ohio State, she also serves as nutrition faculty for the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) program and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. She has practiced as a dietitian and public health nutritionist for over 25 years. She is the lead author for the textbooks: Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology ; Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach ; and Food and Culture . Additionally, she has contributed to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Manual for the sections on gastrointestinal disorders and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters for other texts. Her clinical expertise focuses on development and practice of evidence-based nutrition therapy for a variety of conditions including diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, and hematology/oncology for both pediatrics and adult populations, as well as the development of alternative teaching environments for students within their clinical training. Recently, her scholarly work has focused on the use and development of simulation activities as a component of the dietetic curriculum. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has received the Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching for the State of Missouri, Outstanding Dietetic Educator in Missouri and Ohio, and the PRIDE award from Southeast Missouri State University in recognition of her teaching. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has previously served in her district and state dietetic associations as well as on the ACEND board and as a program reviewer.


UNIT ONE: ENERGY BALANCE AND BODY WEIGHT. 1. Pediatric Weight Management. 2. Bariatric Surgery For Morbid Obesity. 3. Malnutrition Associated With Chronic Disease. UNIT TWO: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS. 4. Hypertension And Cardiovascular Disease. 5. Myocardial Infarction. 6. Heart Failure With Resulting Cardiac Cachexia. UNIT THREE: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. 7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. 8. Gastroparesis. 9. Ulcer Disease: Medical And Surgical Treatment. UNIT FOUR: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR LOWER GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS. 10. Celiac Disease. 11. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). 12. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's Disease. 13. Gastrointestinal Surgery With Ostomy. UNIT FIVE: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR HEPATOBILIARY AND PANCREATIC DISORDERS. 14. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). 15. Acute Pancreatitis. UNIT SIX: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS. 16. Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. 17. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus In The Adult. 18. Adult Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Transition To Insulin. UNIT SEVEN: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR RENAL DISORDERS. 19. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Treated With Dialysis. 20. Chronic Kidney Disease: Peritoneal Dialysis. 21. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI). UNIT EIGHT: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS. 22. Ischemic Stroke. 23. Progressive Neurological Disease: Parkinson's Disease. 24. Adult Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). 25. Pediatric Cerebral Palsy. UNIT NINE: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR PULMONARY DISORDERS. 26. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 27. COPD With Respiratory Failure. UNIT TEN: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR METABOLIC STRESS AND CRITICAL ILLNESS. 28. Metabolic Stress And Trauma: Open Abdomen. 29. Nutrition Support For Burn Injury. 30. Nutrition Support In Sepsis And Morbid Obesity. UNIT ELEVEN: NUTRITION THERAPY FOR NEOPLASTIC DISEASE. 31. Breast Cancer. 32. Tongue Cancer Treated With Surgery And Radiation. APPENDICES. A Common Medical Abbreviations. B Normal Values For Physical Examination. C Routine Laboratory Tests With Nutritional Implications.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781305628663
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 456
  • ID: 9781305628663
  • weight: 885
  • ISBN10: 1305628667
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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