Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nutritional Assessment and Care


  • Mary Moore, PhD, RN, RD, CNSN, Research Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Perform thorough nutrition assessments and interventions with the help of this concise yet comprehensive resource. Whether you’re a clinical practitioner or a student, you’ll benefit from a focus on the health effects of overweight and obesity and an overview of cultural impacts on nutrition. The new edition incorporates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005 and the MyPyramid plan for diet and lifestyle planning. The Nutrition Care Process concept gives you even more tools to provide better nutrition assessment and care. From drug-nutrient interactions to the latest American Heart Association recommendations, you’ll always have the most current and relevant nutrition information within reach.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05265-8

Table of Contents

UNIT I. Nutrition for Health Promotion

1. Nutrition and Health: Overview

2. Nutrition Assessment

3. Pregnancy and Lactation

4. Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

5. Adulthood and Aging

6. Athletic Performance

7. Obesity and Weight Control

UNIT II. Nutrition Support

8. Enteral Nutrition

9. Parenteral Nutrition

UNIT III. Medical Nutrition Therapy

10. Metabolic Stress: Critical Illness, Trauma, and Surgery

11. Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Liver Dysfunction

12. Cancer

13. HIV Infection

14. Cardiovascular Disease

15. Pulmonary Disease, Including Cystic Fibrosis

16. Renal Disease

17. Diabetes Mellitus

18. Alcohol-Related, Mental, and Neurological Disorders

19. Eating Disorders

20. Pediatric Disorders