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Geriatric Nutrition

1st Edition

Edited by John E. Morley, David R. Thomas

CRC Press

600 pages

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pub: 2007-05-30
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In a vicious cycle, poor nutritional health leads to acute and chronic disease, and disease states are catastrophic to nutritional health. The magnitude of nutritional depletion from any cause depends to a large extent on the nutritional reserves an individual has accumulated over time. In our increasingly older population, nutritional reserves are

Table of Contents

The Aging Society and Nutrition Epidemiology, Molecular Theories of Aging and Nutritional Interventions, The Role of Nutrition in the Prevention of Age-Associated Diseases, Obesity in Older Adults, Sarcopenia and Cachexia, Immunity and Nutrition, Nutritional Requirements in Older Adults, Energy Balance, Water Metabolism, Vitamin Disorders, Trace Elements, Nutritional Assessment in Older Persons, Geriatric Assessment and Its Interaction with Nutrition, Nutritional Assessment in the European Community, The Oral Cavity and Nutrition, Management of Protein-Energy Undernutrition in Older Adults, Prescription for Enteral Nutrition, Prescription for Parenteral Nutrition, Nutrition Management in Nursing Homes, Providing Optimal Nutrition in the Assisted Living Environment, Nutritional Factors in Dementia, Nutrition and Depression, Nutrition and Behavior, Nutritional Management of Hypertension, Nutrition and Cancer: Some Practical Approaches to Management, Nutrition and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Geriatric Patient, COPD and Undernutrition: A Complex Interaction, Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Function, Drug-Nutrient Interactions, Nutrition and the Endocrine System, Nutritional Anemia in Older Persons, The Role of Nutrition in Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers, Nutrition and Fracture Risk, Multicultural Issues, Choice and Nutritionals: Ethical Issues, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Geriatrics
MEDICAL / Nutrition