The Principles and Practice of Nutritional Support
O'Keefe, Stephen J.D.
2015, XI, 237 p. 78 illus., 52 illus. in color.
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Reviews appropriate applications of nutritional support
Instructs the reader on how and when to use nutritional support
Authored by an expert with 30+ yrs. experience in this field
This book provides the reader with an understanding of human nutritional and metabolic physiology and how it goes wrong in illness. Divided into three major sections, the volume instructs the reader on how and when to use nutritional support, and includes a summary of the published outcome studies on the application of nutritional support to the management of common illnesses. In this way, the book supplies the reader with all the known information on how to make the best judgment of when, what and how to feed sick patients.
Authored by a renowned expert in the field, The Principles and Practice of Nutritional Support is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, surgeons, critical care physicians, endocrinologists, and all those involved with patient-care, both in hospital, in rehabilitation, or at home.
Chapter 1: Cell Biology Chapter 2: Physiology of Human Nutrition: Starvation and Obesity Chapter 3: Physiology of Digestion and Absorption: the interdependence between food and the gut Chapter 4: Pathophysiology: Nutrition in Illness Chapter 5: Nutritional Support
Section 2: The Practice
Chapter 6: The Nutrition Support Team Chapter 7: Key Principles for Nutritional Intervention Chapter 8: Enteral Nutrition Chapter 9: Parenteral Feeding Chapter 10: Nutritional Support at Home
Section 3: Diseases That Affect Digestion, Absorption and Assimilation
Chapter 11: Permanent Intestinal Failure and the Short Bowel Syndrome Chapter 12: Small Bowel Transplantation Chapter 13: Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis Chapter 14: Liver Disease Chapter 15: Renal Disease Chapter 16: Nutrition Support in the Obese Chapter 17: Nutritional Support in the Elderly Elizabeth A O’Keefe