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Nutrition & Diet Therapy: Evidence-based Applications

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Nutrition & Diet Therapy: Evidence-based Applications by Carroll A. Lutz
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This popular text, developed jointly by a nurse and a dietitian, provides a strong foundation in the science of nutrition and a clear understanding of how to apply that knowledge in practice. The 5th Edition is more reader friendly than ever, with a new contemporary, full-color design and a wealth of online tools and resources for students and instructors. Highlights include the many pictures, charts, tables, care plans, and assessment tools. It effectively combines nursing care with the nutritional information pertinent to today's classroom and practice settings. It's ideal for stand-alone nutrition courses, programs that offer nutrition as part of Medical-Surgical, Fundamentals, or Pediatrics classes, or as a supplement to any nutrition content. This title offers strong emphasis on clinical applications. It is designed to meet the needs of both stand-alone nutrition courses and nutrition content integrated across the curriculum. It features the The new MyPyramid and Dietary Guidelines. It includes nutrient recommendations and food label data, including updated DRIs and the latest on trans-fatty acids. It identifies cautions for unregulated supplements and describes interactions of food, drug, and over-the-counter nutrients. Life cycle approach includes screening tools and nutritional interventions for infants, children, adolescents, and mature adults, as well as pregnant and lactating women. It includes updated recommendations and food plans for weight control, clients with diabetes, HIV/AIDS, dysphasia, preventing heart disease, and other health concerns. It includes useful assessment tools and tables throughout, including Food Handling Guidelines, Labeling Regulations, Research Summaries, and Wellness Tips. It covers NCLEX-style chapter review and clinical analysis questions. It features outstanding pedagogical tools in each chapter, including a Case Study Chapter Review Questions. It covers: Clinical Analysis Questions Nursing Care Plans; Clinical Calculations; and, Critical Thinking Questions.

Table of Contents

The Role of Nutrition in the Human Body; An Introduction to Nutrition; Individualizing Client Care; Carbohydrates; Fats; Protein; Energy Balance; Vitamins; Minerals and Water; Digestion, Absorption, Metabolism, and Excretion; Family and Community Nutrition; Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy and Lactation; Life Cycle Nutrition: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence; Life Cycle Nutrition: The Mature Adult; Food Management; Nutrient Delivery; Clinical Nutrition; Food, Nutrient and Drug Interactions; Weight Management; Diet in Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia; Diet in Cardiovascular Disease; Diet in Renal Disease; Diet in Gastrointestinal Disease; Diet and Cancer; Nutrition in Critical Care; Diet in HIV and AIDS; Nutritional Care of the Terminally III.
Release date Australia
June 30th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
5th Revised edition
136 full-colour illustrations
F.A. Davis Company
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