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A Nursing Approach


  • Michele Grodner, EdD, CHES, Professor and Nutrition Coordinator, Department of Community Health, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
  • Sara Long Roth, PhD, RD, LD, Professor and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Animal Science, Food, and Nutrition, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
  • Bonnie Walkingshaw, MS, RN

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Now in its 5th edition, the critically acclaimed Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications, A Nursing Approach offers you a comprehensive, first-hand account of the ways in which nutrition affects the lives of nursing professionals and everyday people. Discussions on nutritional needs and nutritional therapy, from the nurse's perspective, define your role in nutrition, wellness, and health promotion. The dynamic author team of Grodner, Roth, and Walkingshaw utilizes a conversational writing style, and a variety of learning features help you apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. Content updates, specifically to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, an online resource, a new logical organization, and much more prepare you to handle the challenges you face with ease.
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Book information

  • Published: January 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09558-7

Table of Contents

PART I: Wellness, Nutrition, and the Nursing Role

Chapter 1: Wellness Nutrition

Chapter 2: Personal and Community Nutrition

PART II: Nutrients, Food, and Health

Chapter 3: Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism

Chapter 4: Carbohydrates

Chapter 5: Fats

Chapter 6: Protein

Chapter 7: Vitamins

Chapter 8: Water and Minerals

PART III: Health Promotion through Nutrition and Nursing Practice

Chapter 9: Energy Supply and Fitness

Chapter 10: Management of Body Composition

Chapter 11: Life Span Health Promotion: Pregnancy, Lactation, and Infancy

Chapter 12: Life Span Health Promotion: Childhood and Adolescence

Chapter 13: Life Span Health Promotion: Adulthood

PART IV: Overview of Medical Nutrition Therapy

Chapter 14: Nutrition in Patient Care

Chapter 15: Nutrition and Metabolic Stress

Chapter 16: Interactions: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Dietary Supplements, and Medications

Chapter 17: Nutrition for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 18: Nutrition for Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas

Chapter 19: Nutrition for Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 20: Nutrition for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases

Chapter 21 : Nutrition for Diseases of the Kidneys

Chapter 22: Nutrition in Cancer, AIDS , and Other Special Problems


A Exchange Lists for Meal Planning

B Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating

C Body Mass Index Table (2nd BMI table)

D Kilocalorie-Restricted Dietary Patterns

E Foods Recommended for Hospital Diet Progression

F Complementary and Alternative Medicine Domains

G National Renal Diet

H Foods High in Lactose, Purines, and Oxalates

I Cultural and Religious Dietary Patterns