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Nursing > Nursing: Diet & Nutrition
Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach
Grodner, Michele
ISBN 13: 
9780323544900
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780323242103
ISBN 10: 
0323544908
Category: 
Nursing: Diet & Nutrition
Edition: 
7
Publisher: 
Elsevier Health Science
Format: 
Paperback
Doody’s Core Title Rating: 
2.8 [Nutrition]
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
Mosby
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
448
Weight: 
2.46
Retail Price: 
92.95
Quantity On Hand: 
3
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Synopsis:

Focusing on nutrition and nutritional therapy from the nurses' perspective, Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach, 7th Edition 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 new edition incorporates the most current guidelines and information on key nutrition topics throughout as well as expanded coverage on the role of inflammation in common disease. A favorite of nursing students and instructors, this leading nutrition text promotes healthy diets and shows how nutrition may be used in treating and controlling diseases and disorders.

  • Personal Perspective boxes offer first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families, demonstrating the personal touch for which this book is known.
  • Applying Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies help you learn to apply nutrition principles to real-world practice situations.
  • Social Issue?boxes?emphasize ethical, social, and community concerns on local, national international levels to reveal the various influences on health and wellness.
  • Teaching Tool boxes include strategies for providing nutrition counseling to patients.
  • Health Debate?boxes prepare you for encountering differing opinions or controversies about food, nutrition, and health concerns.
  • Key terms and a glossary make it easy to learn key vocabulary and concepts.
  • NEW! Completely updated content throughout incorporates the latest dietary guidelines and most current information on topics such as good vs. bad fats, nutrition during pregnancy, microbiota/probiotics/prebiotics, and more.
  • NEW! Cultural Diversity and Nutrition sections in each chapter highlight health issues and eating patterns related to specific ethnic groups to help you approach, interview, and assess patients from diverse populations.
  • NEW! Enhanced coverage of health literacy equips you with strategies for enhancing patient education for those with low literacy skills.
  • NEW! Additional Nursing Approach?boxes?analyze realistic nutrition case studies from the perspective of the nursing process.
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of inflammation highlights its pivotal role in conditions such as obesity, cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.

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