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Title Geriatric nutrition : the health professional's handbook / [edited by] Ronni Chernoff
Edition Fourth edition
Published Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2014]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  612.0846 Che/Gnt 2014  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 581 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Demographics of aging -- Protein metabolism and requirements -- Carbohydrate, fat and fluid requirements in older adults -- Vitamin nutriture in the elderly -- Mineral requirements -- Trace metal requirements -- Smell, taste, and oral somatosensation : age-elated changes and nutritional implications -- Oral health in the elderly -- Swallowing problems in older adults -- The aging gut -- Cardiovascular disease in older adults -- Aging and the kidney -- Impact of nutrition on the age-related declines in hematopoiesis -- Skeletal aging -- Endocrine aspects of nutrition and aging -- Pharmacology, nutrition, and the elderly: interactions and implications -- Pharmacology, nutrition, and the elderly : interactions and implications -- Nutritional assessment of the elderly -- Nutritional support for the older adult -- A continuum of nutrition services for older Americans -- Health promotion and disease prevention in the elderly
Summary A authoritative reference written to help professionals understand the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health, the management of chronic conditions, and the treatment of serious Illness. The fourth edition of this text provides a comprehensive review of nutritional assessment, intervention programs for the elderly, and health promotion activities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older people -- Nutrition.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Aging -- physiology.
Author Chernoff, Ronni.
LC no. 2013010167
ISBN 9780763782627