2nd Edition

Outpatient Nutrition Care: GI, Metabolic and Home Nutrition Support Practical Guidelines for Assessment and Management

Edited By Carol Ireton-Jones Copyright 2024
    464 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    464 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    As the number of patients receiving home care nutrition support increases, proper assessment and management of this therapy is crucial, and clinicians need to practice at an advanced level. This second edition provides practical nutrition care information for professionals working with individuals outside of the hospital including registered dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, and physicians. It covers screening, assessing, and treating malnutrition; outpatient nutrition care in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, and home enteral and parenteral nutrition. Each chapter describes the disease process as well as the management of the disease or therapy.

    Key Features

    • Presents practical information on proper nutrition care of individuals in the outpatient setting and those receiving home nutrition support
    • New information on GI tests and procedures; gastroparesis/pancreatitis, parenteral lipids, and bariatric surgery
    • Expanded chapter on short bowel syndrome and malabsorptive disorders
    • Additional information on feeding options including an overview of oral, oral supplements, and enteral and parenteral nutrition
    • Teaches the user additional information on disease processes as well as the management of the disease or therapy

    Outpatient Nutrition Care. Nutrition Screening, Assessment, and Monitoring. Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus. GI Disease Nutrition Management: Short-Bowel Syndrome, Gastroparesis, and Celiac Disease. GI Disease Nutrition Management: Inflammatory Bowel Disease. GI Disease Nutrition Management: Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Nutrition Management in Oncology. Home Nutrition Support. Home Enteral Nutrition. Home Parenteral Nutrition. Parenteral Nutrition Access. Parenteral Nutrition Solutions. Home Parenteral Nutrition Reimbursement. Nutrition Services in the Outpatient Setting: The RDN Private Practice. Nutrition, Diet, and Health: For Further Consideration.


    Dr. Carol Ireton-Jones received her PhD and Master’s degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics came from Texas Tech University where she also received her clinical training. She developed The Ireton-Jones equations for estimating energy requirements in hospitalized patients and these are widely used nationally and internationally.Dr. Ireton-Jones is a consultant/speaker and in private practice currently managing patients with GI disorders including IBS, gastroparesis and IBD, as well as home parenteral and enteral nutrition patients. She teaches graduate and undergraduate nutrition courses at Texas Tech University and Rutgers University. Dr. Ireton-Jones is also a Co-Founder and Chief Nutrition Officer for Utopia Food and Fitness headquartered in Plano, Texas.She has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on a variety of nutrition topics and authored 3 previous books and numerous book chapters and peer reviewed papers and received many honors and awards. Dr. Ireton-Jones is an active member of several local and national nutrition related organizations. She received the prestigious Medallion Award from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Texas Distinguished Dietitian Award from the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Dallas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.Balancing both evidence based nutrition with sensible and practical applications is her strong point!