Lutz's Nutrition and Diet Therapy


Lutz's Nutrition and Diet Therapy

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/10/2022
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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An AJN Book of the Year Award Winner!
Meet the ever-changing demands of providing quality nutritional care for patients across the lifespan. This popular text provides a strong foundation in the science of nutrition and a clear understanding of how to apply that knowledge in practice, recognizing the need for nurses to work with other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal nutrition in patient care.
See what instructors and students are saying…
The nursing students really struggled with nutrition concepts and application to nursing. The book is well written and easy for the student to understand. Our Nutrition ATI scores improved dramatically after adding the book to the nursing courses.”—Carolyn Boiman, PhD, RN, Instructor
Five Stars! This textbook is easy to read and follow. “It goes straight to the points that I need to study.”—Online Student Reviewer 
  • Revised & Streamlined! Thoroughly updated, reviewed, and revised throughout to reflect the latest developments in research and practice
  • Updated! The latest nutritional guidelines and information, the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations for school meals, and references to government websites that reflect current recommendations and government programs that encourage healthy eating, as well as food allergy guidelines
  • New! Clinical Judgment questions at the end of each chapter to provoke imaginative thought and foster discussion within the framework of Safe and Effective Nursing Care
  • Expanded! Coverage of relevant culture and social issues, digestive health, probiotics, sustainability, and naturally functional foods
  • More! Emphasis on Safe and Effective Nursing Care
  • Emphasis on clinical applications, including “Clinical Application” boxes that illustrate how nutrition information is pertinent to providing health care
  • Life cycle approach that includes screening tools and nutritional interventions for infants, children, adolescents, and mature adults, as well as pregnant and lactating women
  • “Genomic Gems” boxes that highlight the links between a person's genetic make-up and utilization of nutrients and dietary substances
  • “Case Studies” with proposed Care Plans to illustrate how the nutrition principles described in the chapter are applied in specific clinical situations
  • Assessment tools and tables throughout, including Food Handling Guidelines, Labeling Regulations, Research Summaries, and Wellness Tips, as well as cautions for unregulated supplements and descriptions of interactions of food, drug, and over-the-counter nutrients

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