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.
This comprehensive guide sheds light on the latest science behind food allergies and intolerances and offers practical guidance regarding their management. It includes symptoms, diagnosis and management of allergies and intolerances related to 24 foods and food components known to cause adverse reactions.
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.