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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2018-11-21
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323544887

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2015-01-29
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323392884

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2013-08-07
File: 576 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323266888

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Mosby
Release: 2019-01-25
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 0323544908

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release: 2011-01-21
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0323095585

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Staci Nix
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release: 2011-03-16
File: 4 Pages
ISBN-13: 0323075827

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FOUNDATIONS AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF NUTRITION: A NURSING APPROACH, second edition, approaches the study of nutrition and diet therapy from the personal and professional perspective of nursing students. The text emphasizes the role of nursing in health promotion and primary prevention as well as in illness. Includes life-span coverage, nursing process and cultural considerations throughout in a full-color design. The second edition includes expanded content on allergies, complementary therapies, and telenursing. (Includes FREE Nutritrac CD-ROM, biannual nutrition newsletter, and MERLIN website at:www.harcourthealth.com/MERLIN/Grodner/)

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Genre: Diet therapy
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher:
Release: 2001-10-15
File: 868 Pages
ISBN-13: 0323017258

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release: 2011-03
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0323170315

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This casebook is composed of 32 realistic nutrition and diet therapy case studies that each use the medical record as its structure. The reader "solves the case" by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory reports, and physician's narrative. The case is followed by a series of questions and applications that focus on pathophysiology, assessment, clinical, nutritional and behavioral outcomes, interventions, and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This "real world" approach helps to prepare the reader for the professional setting. Objectives for learning within each case are built around the competencies for dietetic education as specified by the American Dietetic Association.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Marcia Nelms
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2008-08-11
File: 432 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780495554769

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Mosby
Release: 2011-03-22
File: 547 Pages
ISBN-13: 0323074561

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