Mosby's Pocket Guide to Nutritional Assessment and Care

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.

Paperback, 608 Pages

Published: October 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05265-8


  • 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



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