Integrates the Nutrition Care Process framework, the 2007 and 2013 Oncology Nutrition Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guidelines and recommendations from cancer-focused health organisations about medical nutrition therapy for patients diagnosed with cancer. From nutrition screening through monitoring and evaluation, this pocket guide is a resource for every patient encounter.
Whether residing at home, in assisted living or in a nursing facility, older adults have unique nutrition needs. Like the previous edition, this hands-on reference encompasses the total perspective on person-driven nutrition care of older adults, from nutrition and disease states to regulatory compliance in health care settings.
This edition is substantially revised, with a new chapter on the NCP, updated information on nutrition screening, thorough coverage of the five categories of nutrition assessment data, evidence-based guidance on estimating energy and nutrient requirements, additional anatomical illustrations and an expanded glossary.
This updated edition now includes images depicting degrees of wasting, from well-nourished to severe for the muscle and fat regions critical to NFPE, as well as the stages of edema - more than 45 images in all.