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Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses

By Sheila Tucker, Vera Dauffenbach

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 3, 2010

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Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses will be a staple in your nursing library. Encompassing all aspects of nutrition, from the foundation of nutrition principles to the medical nutrition therapy, it presents a solid, evidence-based approach to nutrition. 

Now, more than ever, it is crucial that nurses know how to interpret the science of nutrition and its role in health maintenance and disease. This new book helps the reader sift through the evolving field of nutrition, with information coming from the media, marketing promotions, the neighbor’s advice, and internet information. The easy-to-understand organization and features that focus on the latest evidence make this book comprehensive, while at the same time fun to read. Among the many useful chapter features, the reader will find:

  • Evidence-Based Practice boxes that analyze the latest research in the field.
  • Nursing Care Plans will correlate key concepts of the chapter with the nursing process.
  • Hot Topics give the reader an overview of trendy nutrition topics and present the latest research
  • Client Education Checklists are quick reviews of the major patient teaching points presented in the chapter and serve as a guide to implementing patient education.
  • NCLEX-RN®-style questions for each chapter give readers a chance to review the material.

 

Table of Contents

Nutrition and Diet Therapy for Nurses

Sheila Buckley Tucker

 

Table of Contents

 

Preface

Introduction

 

Chapter 1: Nursing and Nutrition Care

 

Section I: Principles of Nutrition

Chapter 2: Carbohydrates

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

*Chapter 3: Protein

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

*Chapter 4: Fats

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

Chapter 5: Vitamins

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

Chapter 6: Minerals

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

Chapter 7: Fluid (including alcohol and caffeine)

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

Chapter 8: Energy Balance

               Definition

               Function in the body

               Nutrition recommendations

               Food sources

               Overnutrition and undernutrition/wellness concerns

               Nursing practice applications

               Summary

 

Section II: Community Nutrition and Health Promotion

Chapter 9: Nutrition Recommendations and Standards

                  Nutrition recommendations–DRIs, RDAs

                  Health promotion nutrition standards (updated Food Guide Pyramid, 5-a-day fruits and vegetables, etc.)

                  Food and supplement labeling–regulations, terms, claims

Chapter 10: Community Nutrition

                  Nutrition and health promotion (including disease prevention, health disparities, nursing applications)

                  Food safety (including food handling, environmental risks, food allergies)

                  Cultural aspects of nutrition care (including the effect of culture on food

                  practices and beliefs, effects of acculturation on nutrition, nursing practice

                  implications)

Chapter 11: Nutrition and Exercise (including nutrition recommendations for athletes, sports supplements, nursing applications)

 

Section III: Nutrition in the Life Cycle

Chapter 12: Nutrition Assessment

                  General nutritional needs

                  Special concerns

                  Nursing applications

                  Nutrition assessment and the nursing process

                  Nutrition assessment components

                  Nutrition assessment tools

Chapter 13: Pregnant/Lactating Female

                  General nutritional needs

                  Special concerns

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 14: Infant/Child/Adolescent

                  General nutritional needs

                  Special concerns

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 15: Adult and Older Adult

                  General nutritional needs

                  Special concerns

                  Nursing applications

 

Section IV: Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Chapter 16: Nutrition Care and Support

                  Nutrition delivery

                  Basic diets/diet progression

                  Nutrition support

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 17: Weight Management

                  Overweight and obesity

                  Disordered eating

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 18: Cardiovascular Disorders

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 19: Diabetes Mellitus

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 20: Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, and Pancreas

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

*Chapter 21: Renal Disease

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 22: Metabolic Stress (including stress response, surgery, burns, trauma, obstructive lung disease)

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 23: Cancer and HIV/AIDS

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 24: Food, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

Chapter 25: Nutrition in Complementary Care and Alternative Medicine

                  Diet treatment/guidelines

                  Nursing applications

 

Section V. Appendixes

            Infant and Child Growth Charts

            Body Mass Index table

            DRIs for Nutrients

            Food, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions

References

Index

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