Coauthored by three physicians and a dietitian, this quick-reference manual provides practical, state-of-the-art, evidence-based nutrition recommendations for healthy adults, hospitalized patients, and people with a full range of health conditions. It’s an ideal source to help you meet the nutrition needs of every patient.
- Effectively counsel healthy patients with nutrition recommendations for both young and older adults, and provide specific guidance for patients who are pregnant or lactating.
- Find information on individual nutrients (e.g. vitamin D, iron), contained in a dedicated section covering nutrient components.
- Get detailed guidance with separate chapters on Protein and Calories, Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements.
- Access advice specific for metabolic disorders (diabetes, dyslipidemia, and renal disease), for obesity, and for chronic wasting diseases (cancer, AIDS).
- Make informed decisions on enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy.
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David H. Alpers, M.D., William B. Kountz Professor of Geriatrics in Medicine,
Assistant Director, Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School
of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Dennis M. Bier, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Director USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas
Samuel Klein, M.D., William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science, Director, Center for Human Nutrition, and Atkins Center of Excellence in Obesity Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri
Beth E. Taylor, D.C.N., R.D.N, L.D, C.N.S.C, F.C.C.M., Nutrition Support Specialist, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri