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Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications E Book

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications   E Book Book
Author : Michele Grodner,Sylvia Escott-Stump,Suzanne Dorner
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2018-11-21
ISBN : 0323544886
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications E Book

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications   E Book Book
Author : Michele Grodner,Sylvia Escott-Stump,Suzanne Dorner
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-01-29
ISBN : 0323392881
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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. 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. NEW! Nutrition for Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders chapter covers neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and psychiatric disorders such as depression and bipolar disorders. NEW! Nutrition in Metabolic Stress: Burns, Trauma, and Surgery chapter examines the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and starvation along with severe stress due to surgery and trauma. NEW organization for the clinical chapters includes: 1) Disorder: background and implications, 2) Food and nutrition therapies, 3) Education: Teaching Tool boxes. UPDATED content reflects changes to Healthy People 2020 and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010. UPDATED! The Nursing Approach box analyzes a realistic nutrition case study in terms of the nursing process, demonstrating practical ways nurses can use nutrition in practice and process.

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications E Book

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications   E Book Book
Author : Michele Grodner,Sara Long Roth,Bonnie C. Walkingshaw
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-08-07
ISBN : 0323266886
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its 5th edition, the critically acclaimed Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications, A Nursing Approach offers you a comprehensive, first-hand account of the ways in which nutrition affects the lives of nursing professionals and everyday people. Discussions on nutritional needs and nutritional therapy, from the nurse's perspective, define your role in nutrition, wellness, and health promotion. The dynamic author team of Grodner, Roth, and Walkingshaw utilizes a conversational writing style, and a variety of learning features help you apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. Content updates, specifically to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, an online resource, a new logical organization, and much more prepare you to handle the challenges you face with ease. Emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention stresses the adoption of a healthy diet and lifestyle to enhance quality of life. Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies reinforce knowledge and help you apply nutrition principles to real-world situations. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss various eating patterns related to ethnicity and religion to help you understand the various influences on health and wellness. Personal Perspective boxes demonstrate the personal touch for which this book is known, and offer first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families. Health Debate and Social Issue boxes explore controversial health issues and encourage you to develop your own opinions. Teaching tool boxes provide tips and guidance to apply when educating patients. Website listings with a short narrative at the end of every chapter refer you to additional online resources. Updated content to Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 keeps you current. Additional questions added to case studies in the Nursing Approach boxes help you focus on practical ways you can use nutrition in practice. Study tools on Evolve present virtual case studies and additional questions with instant feedback to your answers that reinforce your learning. Online icons throughout the text refer you to the NEW Nutrition Concepts Online course content. A logical organization to updated and streamlined content lets you find the information you need quickly.

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications Book
Author : Michele Grodner,Sara Long Roth,Bonnie C. Walkingshaw
Publisher : Mosby
Release : 2011-03-22
ISBN : 9780323074568
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rev. ed. of: Foundations and clinical applications of nutrition: a nursing approach / Michele Grodner, Sara Long, Bonnie C. Walkingshaw. 4th ed. c2007.

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications Book
Author : Michele Grodner,Suzanne Dorner,Sylvia Escott-Stump
Publisher : Mosby
Release : 2019-01-25
ISBN : 9780323544900
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition

Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition Book
Author : Michele Grodner,Sara Long Roth,Bonnie C. Walkingshaw
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2011-01-21
ISBN : 9780323095587
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Now in its 5th edition, the critically acclaimed Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications, A Nursing Approach offers you a comprehensive, first-hand account of the ways in which nutrition affects the lives of nursing professionals and everyday people. Discussions on nutritional needs and nutritional therapy, from the nurse's perspective, define your role in nutrition, wellness, and health promotion. The dynamic author team of Grodner, Roth, and Walkingshaw utilizes a conversational writing style, and a variety of learning features help you apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. Content updates, specifically to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, an online resource, a new logical organization, and much more prepare you to handle the challenges you face with ease. Emphasis on health promotion and primary prevention stresses the adoption of a healthy diet and lifestyle to enhance quality of life. Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies reinforce knowledge and help you apply nutrition principles to real-world situations. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss various eating patterns related to ethnicity and religion to help you understand the various influences on health and wellness. Personal Perspective boxes demonstrate the personal touch for which this book is known, and offer first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families. Health Debate and Social Issue boxes explore controversial health issues and encourage you to develop your own opinions. Teaching tool boxes provide tips and guidance to apply when educating patients. Website listings with a short narrative at the end of every chapter refer you to additional online resources. Updated content to Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 keeps you current. Additional questions added to case studies in the Nursing Approach boxes help you focus on practical ways you can use nutrition in practice. Study tools on Evolve present virtual case studies and additional questions with instant feedback to your answers that reinforce your learning. Online icons throughout the text refer you to the NEW Nutrition Concepts Online course content. A logical organization to updated and streamlined content lets you find the information you need quickly.

Nutrition Concepts Online for Grodner Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications

Nutrition Concepts Online for Grodner  Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications Book
Author : Staci Nix,Staci Nix McIntosh,Sara Oldroyd
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2011-03-16
ISBN : 9780323075824
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Deepen your understanding of the most important nutrition concepts with this dynamic online course. Used in conjunction with Grodner/Long: Nutrition Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition, 5th Edition, Nutrition Concepts Online integrates illustrations, animations, interactive exercises, and quizzes to reinforce your comprehension and provide an exciting, interactive learning experience. Modular format enables you to supplement your learning with online lessons or work at your own pace. Learning objectives help you focus your study on the most important concepts. Reading assignments highlight textbook material and provide related questions to help you read and review more efficiently. Hundreds of interactive exercises provide an engaging way to learn core topics with immediate feedback that helps you identify areas needing additional study. Animations bring nutrition concepts to life with visual instructions or explanations of a process or system, such as digestion. A case study at the beginning of each module challenges you to work through a realistic situation that relates to the module content. Quizzes evaluate your understanding of all the major topics covered in a particular lesson. Access to the new online version of Nutritrac Nutrition Analysis 5.0 offers a nutrition and weight management program that provides additional tools for learning with an expanded food database of over 5,000 foods in 18 different categories and a listing of more than 150 activities.

Foundations of Maternal Newborn and Women s Health Nursing E Book

Foundations of Maternal Newborn and Women s Health Nursing   E Book Book
Author : Sharon Smith Murray,Emily Slone McKinney
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-12-28
ISBN : 0323479707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Make sure you fully understand how to care for women and newborns! Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing, 7th Edition integrates essential maternity information into the overall continuum of nursing care to show how to provide safe care in the clinical setting. With easy-to-understand language, this updated text uses evidence-based guidelines and step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions to help you quickly master key skills and techniques. Also emphasized is the importance of understanding family, communication, culture, patient teaching, and clinical decision making. This edition reflects the latest QSEN competencies, and the accompanying Evolve website includes review questions to prepare students for the NCLEX® exam! Safety checks integrated into the content help you develop competencies related to safe nursing practice. Unfolding case studies help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. UPDATED Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight the latest research and the most current QSEN (Quality and Safety Education for Nurses) practice guidelines for quality care. Patient teaching boxes provide teaching guidelines, including communication guides, directed at patients and families. Critical to Remember boxes highlight and summarize need-to-know information. Critical Thinking exercises focus on clinical situations designed to test your skills in prioritizing and critical thinking. Nursing Care Plans help you apply the nursing process to clinical situations. Chapter summaries appear at the end of each chapter and help you review core content in each chapter while on the go. Updated Drug guides list important indications, adverse reactions, and nursing considerations for the most commonly used medications. Procedure boxes provide clear instructions for performing common maternity skills, with rationales for each step. UNIQUE! Therapeutic Communications boxes present realistic nurse-patient dialogues, identifying communication techniques and showing to respond when encountering communication blocks. Knowledge check helps you assess your mastery of key content. Glossary provides definitions of all key terms. NEW! Reorganized content integrates complications into standard family care, includes new sections on obesity, and recommendations for infant safe sleep environment and reductions of SIDS risk. NEW! Contributing content from known experts in the field of Maternal and Women’s health include a former AWHONN president.

Nursing Interventions Clinical Skills E Book

Nursing Interventions   Clinical Skills   E Book Book
Author : Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia A. Potter,Wendy Ostendorf
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-01-08
ISBN : 0323241158
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage in Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 6th Edition makes it easy to master the clinical skills required in everyday nursing practice. Clear guidelines address 159 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills — from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device — and step-by-step instructions emphasize the use of evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. Its friendly, easy-to-read writing style includes a streamlined format and an Evolve companion website with review questions and handy checklists for each skill. Coverage of 159 skills and interventions addresses basic, intermediate, and advanced skills you'll use every day in practice. UNIQUE! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter provides the information needed to use evidence-based practice to solve clinical problems. Safe Patient Care Alerts highlight unusual risks in performing skills, so you can plan ahead at each step of nursing care. Delegation & Collaboration guidelines help you make decisions in whether to delegate a skill to unlicensed assistive personnel, and indicates what key information must be shared. Special Considerations indicate additional risks or accommodations you may face when caring for pediatric or geriatric patients, and patients in home care settings. Documentation guidelines include samples of nurses’ notes showing what should be reported and recorded after performing skills. A consistent format for nursing skills makes it easier to perform skills, always including Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. A Glove icon identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Media resources include skills performance checklists on the Evolve companion website and related lessons, videos, and interactive exercises on Nursing Skills Online. NEW coverage of evidence-based techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes includes the concept of care bundles, structured practices that have been proven to improve the quality of care, and teach-back, a new step that shows how you can evaluate your success in patient teaching. NEW! Coverage of HCAHPS (Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective) introduces a concept now widely used to evaluate hospitals across the country. NEW! Teach-Back step shows how to evaluate the success of patient teaching, so you can be sure that the patient has mastered a task or consider trying additional teaching methods. NEW! Updated 2012 Infusion Nurses Society standards are incorporated for administering IVs, as well as other changes in evidence-based practice. NEW topics include communication with cognitively impaired patients, discharge planning and transitional care, and compassion fatigue for professional and family caregivers.

Fundamentals of Nursing E Book

Fundamentals of Nursing   E Book Book
Author : Patricia A. Potter,Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia Stockert,Amy Hall
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-03-10
ISBN : 0323677738
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Learn the concepts and skills you need to provide excellent nursing care! Fundamentals of Nursing, 10th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, clinical reasoning, nursing theory, evidence-based practice, and patient-centered care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.

Medical Surgical Nursing E Book

Medical Surgical Nursing   E Book Book
Author : Donna D. Ignatavicius,M. Linda Workman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-12-27
ISBN : 0323293441
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Using a uniquely collaborative and reader-friendly approach, expert authors Donna D. Ignatavicius and M. Linda Workman cover all the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice in medical-surgical nursing. This seventh edition features an expanded emphasis on patient safety and NCLEX® Examination preparation, new ties to the QSEN priorities for patient safety, and a greater alignment with the language and focus of clinical practice. A new chapter on evidence-based practice and a wealth of effective online learning tools help solidify your mastery of medical-surgical nursing. UNIQUE! Collaborative approach presents all medical, surgical, nursing, and other interventions through the lens of the nursing process. Reader-friendly, direct writing style makes this one of the most readable medical-surgical nursing textbooks available. UNIQUE! Cutting-edge focus on the latest trends in nursing practice and nursing education prepares you for both today and tomorrow’s nursing practice. UNIQUE! Integrated tools for NCLEX preparation get you ready for your licensure examination. Chapter-opening Learning Outcomes are linked to Self-Assessment Questions for the NCLEX Examination on the Evolve website. Unique chapter-ending Get Ready for the NCLEX Examination! sections include Key Points organized by NCLEX Client Needs Categories. UNIQUE! Focus on nursing concepts helps bridge the gap between the concepts learned in Nursing Fundamentals, and disorders content learned in the medical-surgical nursing course. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical decision-making teaches you to apply concepts to true-to-life clinical situations. UNIQUE! Concentration on the core body of knowledge for the RN level of medical-surgical nursing practice focuses your attention on "need-to-know" content to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safely as a beginning nurse. Rich array of effective learning aids includes: Best Practice for Patient Safety & Quality Care Best Practice for Emergency Care Patient and Family Education: Preparing for Self-Management Nursing Focus on the Older Adult Home Care Assessment Focused Assessment Common Examples of Drug Therapy Evidence-Based Practice Concept Maps Laboratory Profiles Assessment Using Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns

Medical surgical Nursing

Medical surgical Nursing Book
Author : Donna D. Ignatavicius,M. Linda Workman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1437728014
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Care of patients with skin problems -- Care of patients with burns -- Assessment of the respiratory system -- Care of patients requiring oxygen therapy or tracheostomy -- Care of patients with noninfectious upper respiratory problems -- Care of patients with noninfectious lower respiratory problems -- Care of patients with infectious respiratory problems -- Care of critically ill patients with respiratory problems -- Assessment of the cardiovascular system -- Care of patients with dysrhythmias -- Care of patients with cardiac problems -- Care of patients with vascular problems -- Care of patients with shock -- Care of patients with acute coronary syndromes -- Assessment of the hematologic system -- Care of patients with hematologic problems.

Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners E Book

Practice Guidelines for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners   E Book Book
Author : Thomas W. Barkley,Charlene M. Myers
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007-12-26
ISBN : 1416069216
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONERS, 2nd Edition is the only comprehensive clinical reference tailored to the needs of advance practice nurses. With discussions of more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care, this reference includes everything you need on a day-to-day basis. Plus, quick reference is easy with a spiral binding and content organized by body system. Each condition lists a concise outline of defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subject and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies so you can find everything you need to know quickly. Includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, trauma, gerontological concerns, professional issues, and trends in advanced practice. Nursing guidelines for more than 230 of the most common conditions experienced by adult patients in acute care serve as an invaluable resource in the field. Conditions are organized by body system for quick reference when treating patients. Each condition lists defining terms, incidence/predisposing factors, subjective and physical examination findings, diagnostic tests, and management strategies to provide help every step of the way. Coverage also includes discussion of body systems, nutritional considerations, fluid/electrolyte imbalances, shock, and trauma for a complete look at patient care and diagnosis. An entire chapter dedicated to congestive heart failure gives you a deeper look at the disease. Specific content, as well as online references, for diseases such as SARS and West Nile Virus give you the most current information available on these evolving diseases. New chapters on admission, pre-op and post-op orders prepare you for every step of the patient treatment process. Addition of ICD-9 codes within the chapters makes classifying diseases with ICD codes easy. New content on Parkinson's disease, gout, testicular cancer, multiple sclerosis, bite management (including spider, snake, animal, and human) better prepare you for these situations. Updated and expanded content reflects changes in current guidelines and evidence-based practice, an important part of working in the field. Updated and expanded content on coronary artery disease and inclusion of the new JNC 7 national hypertension guidelines features more information on these common diseases. Expanded and updated coverage of postmenopausal women and hormone replacement therapy.

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease

Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease Book
Author : Ann M. Coulston,Carol Boushey
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0123741181
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease has been proving itself in the classroom for nearly 10 years and is praised as being accessible, applicable and a valuable textbook. It focuses specifically on the relationship between disease and nutrition, an area of ever increasing interest and concern as health care costs and availability continue to be an issue worldwide. Now reaching beyond just the individual healthcare concern, the potential for nutritional interventions to improve health status is also of heightened interest to public health professionals who are faced with an aging, obese, at-risk-of-diabetes population who may or may not have access to insurance. This textbook is the foundation of understanding how nutrition can be used to improve health status. New to this edition: 100% overall new material. 26 new authors or co-authors and all chapters have been completed updated 4 completely new chapters: Surgery for Severe Obesity Snacking and Energy Balance in Humans Phytochemicals in the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity and Its Related Cancers Bioavailability and Metabolism of Bioactive Compounds from Foods New section on Dietary Bioactive Compounds for Health explores bioactive components present in edible plants of particular interest for the prevention of disease New to the obesity section is a chapter on the management of patients who have undergone surgical treatment for obesity Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Integration of food issues with nutrition provides a unique perspective to disease prevention/control Material in the book is up-to-date with current research Individual sections of the book can be used for mini-courses or in-depth study Diversity of material makes this text useful for nutritional scientists and also for upper division nutrition course work

Henry s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E Book

Henry s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E Book Book
Author : Richard A. McPherson,Matthew R. Pincus
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-09-06
ISBN : 1455726842
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.

Ross Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness E Book

Ross   Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness E Book Book
Author : Anne Waugh,Allison Grant
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2010-05-07
ISBN : 070204427X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations. carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject highly illustrated with clear line diagrams, mostly in colour regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter a glossary of common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology an Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference an accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book. access to electronic ancillaries offering a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, high quality animations, web links to supplementary websites, MCQs and an audio pronunciation guide text fully revised and updated with developments in the field colour photographs glossary new and revised illustrations significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, ‘hangman’ etc with answers extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank