Handbook of Clinical Nutrition

By

  • Douglas Heimburger, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Education and Training, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jamy Ard, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Department of Nutrition Sciences and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

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.
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Audience

3rd & 4th year Medical Students, Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal/Nutrition

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03952-9


Table of Contents

PART I. NUTRITION FOR HEALTH MAINTENANCE – ARD

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)

APPENDICES

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