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Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease

1st Edition

Edited by Lynn K. Thomas, Jennifer Bohnstadt Othersen

CRC Press

308 pages

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pub: 2012-04-26
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Kidney disease is a global health concern that affects people of all ages and races. Based on the work of the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes foundation, guidelines have been developed outlining the parameters for patient care. Nutritional Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease builds upon the discoveries ma

Table of Contents

Brief History of Kidney Disease. Renal Physiology. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders. Acute Kidney Injury. Nephrotic Syndrome. Current Techniques for Dialysis. Nutrition Care Process: Screening and Assessment. Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease, Stages 1-3. Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease, Stage 4. Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease, Stage 5. Nutrition for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease. Pregnancy and Kidney Disease. Obesity and Physical Activity. Chronic Kidney Disease and Mineral and Bone Disorder Management. Diabetes Management. Anemia Management. Enteral and Parenteral Nutritional Support. Nutrition in Kidney Transplantation. Establishing Quality Improvement Parameters. Counseling Strategies.

About the Editors

Dr. Lynn K. Thomas is the Assistant Dean for Preclinical Curriculum in the Office of Medical Education and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She also serves as the Director of the Nutrition Vertical Curriculum for the School of Medicine. She holds an Associates' Degree in Secondary Education from Shawnee State University; dual Bachelors' Degrees in English and Dietetics; a Masters' Degree in Home Economics/Nutrition from Marshall University; and a Doctorate in Public Health with an emphasis on nutrition education from the University of South Carolina. She is a registered dietitian, licensed in the South Carolina, and a certified nutrition support clinician. Dr. Thomas has over 25 years of experience as a nutrition support and renal dietitian. She publishes in both the nutrition and the education fields and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and the National Kidney Foundation Council on Renal Nutrition.

Dr. Jennifer Othersen is Chief of the Division of Nephrology at the WJB Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina. She is also a DVAMC Assistant Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at the University of South Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Francis Marion University followed by a second BS in Chemistry at the University of South Carolina. She holds an MD from the Medical University of South Carolina where she also received her training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. She is active in clinical research and is a Principal Investigator on several research studies currently being conducted at the WJB Dorn VA Medical Center.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nephrology
MEDICAL / Nutrition
MEDICAL / Public Health