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Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition

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 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
  • 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.

Audience
3rd/4th year undergraduates of BSc(Hons) Human Nutrition and Dietetics and postgraduate students and practitioners of clinical nutrition and dietetics. Medical practitioners of clinical nutrition and specialist nutrition nurse practitioners.

Paperback, 424 Pages

Published: May 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06786-0

Contents

  • 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

    1. Mode of action and influence of medication on nutritional status
    2. Example of a nutrition screening tool
    3. Scottish Dietitian’s Eating Disorders Dietetic Assessment Form
    4. Scottish Dietitian’s Eating Disorders Dietetic Assessment Completion Guidelines
    5. Refeeding protocol

    Index

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