Nutrition and Biochemistry for Nurses, 3e - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9788131257869

Nutrition and Biochemistry for Nurses, 3e

3rd Edition

Authors: Venkatraman Sreemathy Sucheta P. Dandekar
Paperback ISBN: 9788131257869
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 26th November 2020
Page Count: 540

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Nutrition and Biochemistry for Nurses has been designed to meet the requirements of B.Sc. Nursing students. The information and concepts presented within the book will help students keep abreast of the recent changes and current updates in the field of nutrition and biochemistry.

Key Features

  • Content thoroughly revised to keep in line with the latest INC syllabus
  • Content revised for better clarity of concepts, ensuring comprehensive and exhaustive coverage
  • Content updated to provide information on recent trends in clinical biochemistry
  • Text presented in short sentences, sometimes fragments, in the form of bulleted points
  • Easy-to-read simple language used for ease of comprehension
  • Numerous graphics, tables, diagrams and pictures provided wherever needed
  • Applied aspects of topics, e.g. recommended dietary allowances (RDAs), cookery rules and preservation of nutrients, balanced diet and role of nurse in nutritional programmes, etc., in nutrition and various investigations in biochemistry provided in sufficient detail
  • Chapter in a Nutshell, short summary, appended in the end of every chapter to help the learner quickly revise the chapter's content
  • Exam-oriented exercises provided to help students prepare themselves on the lines of the exam
  • Clinical Applications Boxes – a feature provided to help students comprehend the importance of biochemical information in diagnosis and treatment of clinical problems

Table of Contents

PART A Nutrition

CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 2 Carbohydrates

CHAPTER 3 Proteins


CHAPTER 5 Vitamins

CHAPTER 6 Minerals

CHAPTER 7 Balanced diet

CHAPTER 8 Nutritional deficiency disorders

CHAPTER 9 Therapeutic diets

CHAPTER 10 Cookery rules

CHAPTER 11 Nutrition assessment and nutrition education

CHAPTER 12 National nutrition programmes and role of nurse

PART B Biochemistry

CHAPTER 13 Introduction to biochemistry

CHAPTER 14 Carbohydrates

CHAPTER 15 Lipids

CHAPTER 16 Proteins, nucleic acids and protein synthesis

CHAPTER 17 Enzymes and clinical enzymology

CHAPTER 18 Acid–base balance

CHAPTER 19 Haemoglobin

CHAPTER 20 Organ function tests

CHAPTER 21 Immunochemistry

Appendix A Energy

Appendix B Water and electrolyte balance (Nutrition)

Appendix C Cell

Appendix D Cell membrane—Structure, composition and functions

Appendix E Vitamins

Appendix F Mineral metabolism

Appendix G Water and electrolyte balance (Biochemistry)



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About the Authors

Venkatraman Sreemathy

Sucheta P. Dandekar