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Author Gariballa, Salah.

Title Nutrition and stroke : prevention and treatment / Salah Gariballa
Published Oxford ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.810654 Gar/Nas  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xiv, 178 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Sect. I. Nutrition and ageing. 1. The challenge of stroke -- 2. Ageing changes relevant to nutrition in elderly people -- 3. Macro- and micronutrients in elderly people -- 4. Diagnosing protein-energy undernutrition (PEU) in elderly people -- Sect. II. Nutritional factors and risk of stroke. 5. The role of dietary and nutritional factors in stroke prevention -- 6. Antioxidants and risk of ischaemic stroke -- 7. Homocysteine and stroke -- 8. Endothelial dysfunction in stroke disease: potential role of dietary factors -- Sect. III. Nutrition factors following stroke. 9. Cerebral ischaemia, reperfusion and oxidative damage in ischaemic stroke -- 10. Protein-energy undernutrition after stroke -- 11. Nutritional status of special stroke groups: patients with urinary incontinence and swallowing difficulties -- 12. Undernutrition after acute stroke: when does it matter? -- 13. Nutritional support of elderly stroke patients -- 14. Nutritional status in the community -- 15. Future directions and recommendations
Summary "Nutrition and Stroke is essential reading for nutritionists, dietitians and many other groups of health professionals, including general practitioners, gerontologists, occupational therapists and nursing staff. Personnel in pharmaceutical and food companies involved in the formulation of dietary supplements and nutraceuticals will find much of interest within the book's covers. Those dealing with the prevention and treatment of stroke around the world should read this book, and copies should be available in libraries of universities and medical schools worldwide."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Nutritional aspects.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Diet therapy.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Prevention.
Stroke -- diet therapy.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Stroke -- prevention & control.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- diet therapy.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- prevention & control.
LC no. 2003069155
ISBN 1405111208
Other Titles Nutrition & stroke