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Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Anne Payne

Advancing Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition

Anne Payne

Published July 21st 2010
ISBN : 9780443067860
Paperback
424 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive account of the relevant physiology, pathophysiology, nutritional therapy and dietetic application for each specialist dietetic area. All major specialist areas involved in the the treatment of adults are covered.MoreThis book provides a comprehensive account of the relevant physiology, pathophysiology, nutritional therapy and dietetic application for each specialist dietetic area. All major specialist areas involved in the the treatment of adults are covered. The first section deals with clinical governance, for example patient-centred care, clinical decision-making and developing evidence-based practice. The second section on advanced clinical practice describes 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas in detail.There is detailed coverage of 18 clinical conditions or dietetic areas:The control of food intake and absorption of nutrientsDrug nutrient interactionsFood allergy - allergy and intoleranceIrritable bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancerShort bowel syndromeEnteral nutritionParenteral nutritionThermal injuryNutrition and liver diseaseHIVPalliative careRenal diseaseDiabetesObesityCardiovascular diseaseStrokeNeurological conditionsMental health.Each chapter concludes with a section on possible future developments in the specialty, providing insight into hot topics, making this an essential text for all working in the field of Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition.