Clinical Nutrition in Practice by Nikolaos Katsilambros, Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos, Meropi D.

By Nikolaos Katsilambros, Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos, Meropi D. Kontogianni, Evangelia Manglara, Kalliopi-Anna Poulia

An easy-to-use ebook with questions about medical food truly posed and solutions according to real-life stories, this can be a prepared reference for the busy doctor.

medical food in perform opens with introductory chapters at the foundation of fit foodstuff, malnutrition and dietary evaluation. those are by means of chapters addressing the dietary wishes of sufferers with weight problems, diabetes, heart problems, rheumatoid and neurologic issues, in addition to ailments of varied organ structures, akin to the GI tract, renal and pulmonary platforms. unique awareness is given to describing meals in melanoma sufferers and people with HIV/AIDS and the ebook concludes with a dialogue of enteral and parenteral nutrients.

Nutritionists, dietitians and different overall healthiness execs operating with sufferers with impaired food or exact dietary specifications, reminiscent of diabetologists, endocrinologists (especially these treating obesity), cardiologists and oncologists will locate this a fresh method of an enormous topic. Nurses, clinical scholars and people operating within the foodstuff also will locate this a convenient advisor.

  • Easy-to-follow sort with questions in actual fact posed and solutions in accordance with real-life case reports
  • Outlines the fundamentals of fit food, malnutrition and dietary overview
  • Detailed attention of the dietary wishes of sufferers with a number of power illnesses, e.g. cardiovascular or rheumatoid problems, melanoma and HIV/AIDS
  • Uses an engaging modern strategy that healthiness execs will discover a fresh switch

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The use of a multivitamin or a mineral supplement is not always needed during a weight-reducing programme. A diet programme with a modest reduction of energy intake, which includes all the food groups, can still provide the dieter, in most cases, with all of the necessary vitamins and minerals. g. adolescents, lactating women), a supplement is usually necessary since the food intake may be insufficient. The most commonly used supplements are those of iron, sodium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium.

The most common physical signs of protein and energy malnutrition (PEM) are: r r r r r r r r weight loss and cachexia decreased subcutaneous tissue and reduction in muscle and body tissue mass, which can be most often observed in the legs, arms, buttocks and face oedemas neurological problems and abnormalities oral changes (red and usually swollen mouth, lips and gums) muscle cramp and pain skin changes (dry and peeling, frail, swollen, pale, loss of elasticity and poor healing) hair changes (dry and discoloured).

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