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Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, evidence-based recommendations for nutrition of healthy individuals, nutritional support of hospitalized patients, and dietary management of patients with diabetes, renal disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity, and wasting diseases such as cancer and AIDS. This thoroughly updated edition includes new information on metabolic syndrome, immuno-nutrition, and vitamin D deficiency. Chapters on nutritional support decision making, enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy, and use of diets and dietary components in clinical practice have been completely revised. Appendices include commonly used formulae, recommended dietary allowances, food labeling, and dietary guides for patient use.

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Author(s)Alpers
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISBN9788184730845
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2008