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Main description:

This easy–to–use book covers all aspects of clinical nutrition in practice, using an accessible question and answer format ideal for the busy healthcare professional.

Questions such as ′What is the definition of dietary fibre?′ and ′What are the types of enteral nutrition?′ are answered with refreshing clarity as the authors move from the basics of human nutrition through to the clinical needs of patients suffering various disease states, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurological disorders and obesity. Special attention is given to nutrition during cancer treatment and those suffering from HIV/AIDS.


Nutritionists, dietitians and other health professionals working with patients with impaired nutrition or special nutritional requirements, cardiologists and oncologists will find this a refreshing approach to an important subject. Nurses, medical students and those working in the medical nutrition industry will also find this a handy guide.



  • Easy–to–follow style with questions clearly posed and evidence–based answers.

  • Outlines the basics of health and nutrition before addressing individual disease states.

  • Written by practitioners, for practitioners.


Back cover:

This easy–to–use book covers all aspects of clinical nutrition in practice, using an accessible question and answer format ideal for the busy healthcare professional.

Questions such as ′What is the definition of dietary fibre?′ and ′What are the types of enteral nutrition?′ are answered with refreshing clarity as the authors move from the basics of human nutrition through to the clinical needs of patients suffering various disease states, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurological disorders and obesity. Special attention is given to nutrition during cancer treatment and those suffering from HIV/AIDS.


Nutritionists, dietitians and other health professionals working with patients with impaired nutrition or special nutritional requirements, cardiologists and oncologists will find this a refreshing approach to an important subject. Nurses, medical students and those working in the medical nutrition industry will also find this a handy guide.



  • Easy–to–follow style with questions clearly posed and evidence–based answers.

  • Outlines the basics of health and nutrition before addressing individual disease states.

  • Written by practitioners, for practitioners.


Contents:

Preface vii


1 Principles of Healthy Nutrition 1
Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos, Meropi Kontogianni and Evangelia Manglara


2 Nutritional Assessment 27
Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos


3 Malnutrition 37
Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos


4 Weight Management and Eating Disorders 45
Nikolaos Katsilambros and Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos


5 Diabetes 61
Nikolaos Katsilambros and Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos


6 Hypertension and Cardiovascular Diseases 79
Meropi Kontogianni


7 Gastrointestinal Diseases 93
Meropi Kontogianni


8 Renal Disease 127
Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


9 Pulmonary Diseases 139
Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos, Meropi Kontogianni and Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


10 Life Expectancy 143
Evangelia Manglara


11 HIV/AIDS 147
Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


12 Metabolic Stress 155
Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos


13 Neoplastic Diseases 163
Meropi Kontogianni


14 Rheumatic Diseases 171
Meropi Kontogianni


15 Nutrition and Anaemias 181
Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


16 Neurological and Mental Disorders 187
Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


17 Enteral Nutrition 197
Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


18 Parenteral Nutrition 205
Kalliopi–Anna Poulia


19 Food Allergy 213
Meropi Kontogianni


Index 217


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781444325003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: July, 2010
Pages: 232
Dimensions: 169.00 x 244.00 x 13.18

Subcategories: Nutrition

MEET THE AUTHOR

Professor Nikolaos Katsilambros, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the First Department of Propaedeutic Medicine Athen′s University School of Medicine and Director of the Diabetes Centre, Laiko University Hospital, Athens, Greece

Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos MMedSci.SRD.PGDipDiet


Meropi D Kontogianni, PhD


Evangelia Manglara RD


Kalliopi–Anna Poulia, MMedSci