Nutrition plays an increasingly significant role in patient care and disease prevention. The Handbook of Clinical Nutrition was the first - and continues to be the most practical and convenient - comprehensive resource on providing nutritional support for your patients. This edition is thoroughly updated to bring you the latest in nutrition science and treatment and features timely, new chapters on: Metabolic Syndrome, Counseling for Lifestyle Change, Complementary / Alternative Nutritional Therapies, and Physical Activity. The liberal use of tables, detailed table of contents, and comprehensive index allow you quick access to key information, which is presented using a disease-oriented approach. The pocket-size and spiral format allow you to carry the book with you and refer to it easily.
Uses a concise, clinical focus to provide just the information you need.
Makes reference easy with an intuitive organization and pocket-sized spiral format
Contains numerous tables of drug-nutrient interactions, therapeutic diets, food composition, lab tests, nutritional assessments, and more.
Includes information on performing nutritional assessments and providing nutritional support and counselling.
New to this Edition
Expanded chapter on physical activity
Contains new chapters on: o Metabolic Syndrome o Counseling for Lifestyle Change o Complementary and Alternative Nutritional Therapies o Physical Activity
Health promotion and disease prevention Ard Counseling for lifestyle change* Franklin/Lorish Nutrients: metabolism, requirements, and sources Heimburger / Newton Pregnancy and lactation Tisdale Infancy Franklin/Figueroa Childhood and adolescence Spear Aging Ritchie Complementary/ alternative nutritional therapies* To be determined
PART II. NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT IN PATIENT MANAGEMENT - HEIMBURGER / NEWTON
Illness-associated malnutrition Heimburger Nutritional Assessment Heimburger Nutritional support: General approach and complications Heimburger The Nutrition Support Team Delete? Therapeutic diets Morgan Enteral nutrition Heimburger / Newton Parenteral nutrition Heimburger / Newton Drug-nutrient interactions Thompson
PART III. NUTRITION IN SPECIFIC CLINICAL SITUATIONS - HEMBURGER & ARD
Illness-associated malnutrition Heimburger Nutritional Assessment Heimburger Nutritional support: General approach and complications Heimburger The Nutrition Support Team Delete? Therapeutic diets Morgan Enteral nutrition Heimburger / Newton Parenteral nutrition Heimburger / Newton Drug-nutrient interactions Thompson Metabolic Syndrome* Garvey Obesity Ard Diabetes Shikany/Garvey Hypertension Ard Cardiovascular disease Ard/Franklin Cancer Heimburger Gastrointestinal & liver diseases Aranda-Michel Critical illness/ Pulmonary disease (separate or merged chapters) Newton Renal disease JDA ask around Anemias Morgan Eating disorders Spear Metabolic bone disease Morgan AIDS Delete? Kotler? Organ transplantation Aranda-Michel (or delete/merge)
Normal laboratory values Heimburger Commonly used equations Heimburger Vitamin and mineral supplement composition tables Thompson Conversion factors for various minerals Heimburger Volumes of fluid entering and leaving the intestinal tract; Composition of abnormal external losses Heimburger
By Douglas C. Heimburger, MD, MS, Professor, Division of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Departments of Nutrition Sciences and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama; and Jamy Ard, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Department of Nutrition Sciences and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama