Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323242103, 9780323316446

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications

6th Edition

A Nursing Approach

Authors: Michele Grodner Sylvia Escott-Stump Suzanne Dorner
eBook ISBN: 9780323316446
eBook ISBN: 9780323392884
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 13th January 2015
Page Count: 464

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Looking at nutrition and nutritional therapy from the nurse’s perspective, Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach takes a wellness approach based on health promotion and primary prevention. It offers guidelines with a human, personal touch, using first-hand accounts to show how nutrition principles apply to patients in real-world practice. This edition includes new chapters on the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and on nutrition for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Written by educators Michele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-Stump, and Suzie Dorner, this leading nutrition text promotes healthy diets and shows how nutrition may be used in treating and controlling diseases and disorders.

Key Features

  • Applying Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies help you apply nutrition principles to real-world practice situations.
  • Health Debate and Social Issue boxes explore controversial health issues and emphasize ethical, social, and community concerns, so that you can develop your own opinions.
  • Cultural Considerations boxes highlight health issues and eating patterns related to specific ethnic groups to help you approach, interview, and assess patients from diverse populations.
  • Teaching Tool boxes include strategies for providing nutrition counseling to patients.
  • Personal Perspective boxes offer first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families, demonstrating the personal touch for which this book is known.
  • Key terms and a glossary make it easy to learn key vocabulary and concepts.
  • Website listings at the end of every chapter refer you to related sites for additional research and study.

Table of Contents

PART I: Wellness, Nutrition, and the Nursing Role
1.  Wellness Nutrition
2.  Personal and Community Nutrition
PART II: Nutrients, Food, and Health
3.  Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism
4.  Carbohydrates
5.  Fats
6.  Protein
7.  Vitamins
8.  Water and Minerals
PART III: Health Promotion Through Nutrition and Nursing Practice
9.  Energy, Weight and Fitness
10.  Nutrition Across the Life Span
PART IV: Overview of Medical Nutrition Therapy
11.  Nutrition Assessment and Patient Care
12.  Food-Related Issues
13.  Nutrition for Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
14.  Nutrition for Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
15.  Nutrition for Diabetes Mellitus
16.  Nutrition in Metabolic Stress: Burns, Trauma, and Surgery  NEW!
17.  Nutrition for Cardiopulmonary Disease
18.  Nutrition for Diseases of the Kidneys
19.  Nutrition for Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders  NEW!
20.  Nutrition in Cancer and HIV-AIDS


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About the Authors

Michele Grodner

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Department of Public Health William Paterson University Wayne, New Jersey

Sylvia Escott-Stump

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director Dietetic Internship East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina

Suzanne Dorner

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Manager Medical Intensive Care Unit Tampa General Hospital Tampa, Florida