A concise but thorough and comprehensive nutrition reference for all caregivers, this text serves nursing students, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietetic students, and dietitians alike, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The content helps all readers to understand the nutritional aspects of health care delivery. Its handy, portable size, clear organization, and thorough coverage of all age groups and numerous diseases and special conditions make it a must-have resource. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to focus on nutritional assessment, making it even more current and relevant to practice. New material includes the new Dietary Reference Intakes, more information on the identification and treatment of metabolic syndrome, greater emphasis on weight control and physical activity, and more content on aging and health promotion among adults of all ages.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Expert information on nutrition, now completely updated and revisedReview:
"The sixth edition of this American text features nutrition information in relation to health promotion and medical therapy, as well as a good glossary and online appendices." Nursing Standard, November 2009
"The book provides excellent guidelines for nurses, midwives and members of the inter-disciplinary team in the pursuit of performing a thorough, holistic assessment of nutritional status and subsequent intervention to improve or maintain that status. The information in the book is comprehensive... wherever nutritional assessment is carried out, whether it is in primary or secondary care, this book could provide valuable support and guidance." Nurse Education in Practice, July 2009
"This is one of Mosby’s Pocket Guide Series so it is reasonably compact. This edition builds on previous editions and is the sixth in eleven years. This suggests that updates have been made consistently to maintain the texts currency and indeed builds on previous material and evidence....With 608 pages and retail price of £20.99, this book offers good value for money and will enhance the understanding of those who deliver care and nutritional advice."
Journal of Orthopaedic Nursing
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Mosby, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0323028020
Book Description Mosby, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0323028020
Book Description Mosby, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110323028020