Nutrition for the Hospitalized Patient: Basic Science and Principles of Practice, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Nutrition for the Hospitalized Patient

Basic Science and Principles of Practice, 1st Edition

By Torosian

CRC Press

712 pages

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Hardback: 9780824792923
pub: 1995-01-25
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This work offers detailed coverage of the biochemical and metabolic framework that forms the basis for the current theory of nutrition support. It presents analyses of the practical aspects of providing nutrition to hospitalized patients, and examines nutrition support in critical care and sepsis, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, cardiac and pulmo

Table of Contents

Science - carbohydrate metabolism, protein metabolism, lipid metabolism, nutrition and wound healing, nutrition and immune function, nutrition and cytokines, alternative lipids, vitamins, trace elements, amino acids, anabolic hormones in nutrition support; principles of practice - nutritional assessment, basic concepts of enteral and parenteral nutrition, total parenteral nutrition solutions, enteral formulas, vascular access techniques, enteral feeding techniques, complications of parenteral and enteral nutrition support, nutrition in critical illness and sepsis, nutrition in cancer patients, perioperative nutritional support, nutrition in gastrointestinal disease, nutrition in burns, nutrition in cardiac and pulmonary disease, nutrition in patients with renal failure, nutrition in newborn and pediatric patients, nutrition in pregnancy, metabolic and nutritional disorders in HIV-positive and AIDS patients, nutrition and the neurologically impaired patient, nutrition and aging. (Part Contents).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition