This book is an essential resource for all professionals involved in nutrition support for the adult patient. It provides in-depth knowledge of the core science (why) and core practical (how to) nutrition support principles for the adult patient, in alighment with the contemporary format of problem-based learning.
Since its first, highly successful edition in 1996,The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has continually served as the gold-standard resource for advice on healthy eating and active living at every age and stage of life. This newly updated Fifth Edition addresses the most current dietary guidelines, consumer concerns, public health needs, and marketplace and lifestyle trends in sections covering Choices for Wellness; Food from Farm to Fork; Know Your Nutrients; Food for Every Age and Stage of Life; and Smart Eating to Prevent and Manage Health Issues.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a public workshop in March 2016 to explore evolving interactions between nutritional care, cancer, and health outcomes. Participants explored how health outcomes and survival of cancer patients in outpatient cancer centers are affected by current standards for nutritional services, nutritional interventions, and benefits associated with oncology patient access to medical nutrition therapy. They also studied the cost of outpatient nutritional care and assessed cost#65533;€"benefit relationships between oncology nutrition services and health outcomes and survival. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
In September 2015, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board convened a workshop in Washington, DC, to discuss how communications and marketing impact consumer knowledge, skills, and behavior around food, nutrition, and healthy eating. The workshop was divided into three sessions, each with specific goals that were developed by the planning committee. This report is a summary of those sessions.
An essential resource for all clinicians involved with patients requiring tube feeding. Includes more than 160 individual drug monographs and is the only US book to date specifically targeting medication delivery via feeding tubes. With the ongoing ENFit® transition, all care providers need to know how to give medications via feeding tubes. The easy-to-find information in the Guidebook can be a key component in promoting safe medication administration. This is a recommended resource for medical and academic libraries as well as for pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, and physicians in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
This handbook offers care pathways, tools, quality measures, and other important resources. We want to help patients, consumers, caregivers, clinicians, and healthcare administrators with the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of disease-related malnutrition.
On October 28-29, 2015, the Food and Nutrition Board convened a workshop, Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults, in Washington, DC. Participants examined factors in the physical, social, and cultural environment that affect the ability of older adults to meet their daily dietary needs. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Pediatric Nutrition for Dietitians is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduate and graduate dietetics students and an invaluable resource for all dietitians working with children. The book discusses specific nutrient needs of each age group from infancy to adolescence in detail with a focus on the key components of nutrition assessment and intervention. Disease-specific chapters describe the common nutrient-related conditions in childhood and follow the ADIME format used in clinical practice.
Organized according to the Nutrition Care Process, this guide provides assessment and intervention tools, sample PES statements and guidance on the RDN's scope of practice. Pharmacotherapy and nutrition support information, nutrition education topics, and advice on coordination of care are addressed. Covers care inside the hospital as well as in outpatient settings.