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Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource, 13th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • New recommendations reflect a comprehensive approach to diet and nutrition that incorporates the USDA's MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, and the Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommendations.
    • Reorganized table of contents reinforces the Nutrition Care Process structure endorsed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
    • MNT for Thyroid Disorders chapter details important nutrition considerations for managing thyroid disorders.
    • New calcium and vitamin D Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRIs) improve monitoring of nutrient intake.
    • Expanded Nutrition in Aging chapter includes assessment and nutritional care guidelines for the growing elderly patient population.
    • Growth grids for children detail proper patient nutrition during infancy and early childhood.
    • Extensively revised MNT for Food Allergies chapter highlights the importance of food allergy management in clinical nutrition therapy.
    • Updated appendices enhance assessment accuracy with the latest laboratory findings and normal values.

Key Features

      • Expert contributors include nearly 50 nationally recognized writers, researchers, and practitioners, each writing on their area of specialization.
      • Clear, logical organization details each step of complete nutritional care from assessment to therapy.
      • UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms clarify the illness process and to ensure more effective care.
      • New Directions boxes reflect the latest research in emerging areas in nutrition therapy.
      • Focus On boxes provide additional detail on key chapter concepts.
      • Clinical Insight boxes and Clinical Scenarios with detailed Sample Nutrition Diagnosis statements help ensure the most accurate and effective interventions in practice.
      • Key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter and bolded within the text provide quick access to important nutrition terminology.
      • More than 1,000 self-assessment questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce key textbook content.

    Author Information

      By L. Kathleen Mahan, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Associate, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington; Nutrition Consultant, Nutrition by Design, Seattle, WA and Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RD, LDN, Dietetic Programs Director, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and Consulting Nutritionist, Nutritional Balance, Greenville, NC

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    • Imprint: Saunders
    • Copyright: 2012