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 made by these institutions and expands upon their recommendations to provide a comprehensive guidebook with practice protocols for individuals with kidney disease.
With chapters written by expert authors drawing on their own experiences, the book:
Reflecting the medical community’s emphasis on patient-centered care, this volume provides a complete primer on the importance of diet in maintaining kidney health and provides practical guidance to caregivers charged with devising nutritional strategies for kidney patients.
Table of Contents
Brief History of Kidney Disease; Lynn K. Thomas
Renal Physiology; L. Britt Wilson
Electrolyte and Acid–Base Disorders; Malcolm L. Buford and Charles J. Foulks
Acute Kidney Injury; Pranay Kathuria and Anand Khurana
Nephrotic Syndrome; Tai-Gen Cui, Joseph Janicki, and Taixing Cui
Current Techniques for Dialysis; Jennifer Othersen
Nutrition Care Process: Screening and Assessment; Claire Moise and Lynn K. Thomas
Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease, Stages 1–3; Kim S. Stote
Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease, Stage 4; Ann Grothe
Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease, Stage 5; Lesley McPhatter
Nutrition for Children and Adolescents with Chronic Kidney Disease; Peggy Solan
Pregnancy and Kidney Disease; Jeannine C. Lawrence
Obesity and Physical Activity; Tanis Vye Mihalynuk
Chronic Kidney Disease and Mineral and Bone Disorder Management; C.J. Parris and Beth Parris
Diabetes Management; Fran Kittell
Anemia Management; Emily Dill McDonald
Enteral and Parenteral Nutritional Support; Kyle Thompson and Lynn K. Thomas
Nutrition in Kidney Transplantation; Nicole Armellino-Nitti and Tamara Karosanidze
Establishing Quality Improvement Parameters; Lynn K. Thomas
Counseling Strategies; Matthew Orr
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 Othersenis 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.