Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care

Escott-Stump · ISBN 9781451195323
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Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins USA
Author(s) Escott-Stump
Edition 8
Published 5th January 2015
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Prepare your students for effective practice with Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care, 8e. Written by well-known author and nutritionist Sylvia Escott-Stump, this best-selling book provides "need to know," condition-specific, evidence-based medical nutrition therapy information for more than 360 diseases and disorders in a unique monograph-style format that makes information easy to find. Revised and updated throughout, the Eighth Edition features new information on the treatment of inflammation through nutrition therapy; new and updated coverage of autism and neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders; timely information for the dietician working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary care setting. -A new "Hot Topics" section in each chapter focuses on current nutrition-related topics, including Inflammation, which is now seen as the root of many disorders. -New and updated content provides the latest information on autism and neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders. -New scenarios provide examples of the types of experiences the dietician will encounter in assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, and monitoring. -An updated design provides clear and consistent templated information for each disorder. -Nutritional Acuity Level Rankings developed for each condition from a survey of over 75 clinical nutrition managers and practitioners highlight the most prevalent and common conditions seen and treated by dieticians. -A quick reference format provides background information, objectives for care, dietary and nutritional recommendations, and commonly used medications, herbal, and botanical remedies and their potential side effects for every condition. -A unique focus on genomic content provides readers the research-based information they need to diagnose, treat, and personalize a nutrition therapy program that takes into account genetics-related risk factors. -An updated art, illustration, and design program features an updated template with new headers that highlight Food/Drug Interactions and Common Drugs to make essential information easier to find. -Unique coverage of PES (Problem related to the Etiology as evidenced by Signs & Symptoms) demonstrates how the assessment is linked to the actual problem as required by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. -A "Hot Topics" section in each chapter focuses on current nutrition-related topics, including Inflammation, which is now seen as the root of many disorders. -Icons and other visual elements help readers quickly locate the information they need. -An extensive section on complementary nutrition provides vital information on herbs, botanicals, and dietary supplements.
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