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Title Geriatric nutrition / edited by John E. Morley, David R. Thomas
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (584 pages) : illustrations
Series Nutrition and disease prevention ; 8
Nutrition and disease prevention ; 8
Contents 1. The aging society and nutrition epidemiology / Shailaja Pulisetty and John E. Morley -- 2. Molecular theories of aging and nutritional interventions / H.J. Armbrecht -- 3. The role of nutrition in the prevention of age-associated diseases / John E. Morley -- 4. Obesity in older adults / Gary A. Wittert -- 5. Sarcopenia and cachexia / John E. Morley and Matthew T. Haren -- 6. Immunity and nutrition / Chantri Trinh -- 7. Nutritional requirements in older adults / David R. Thomas -- 8. Energy balance / John E. Morley -- 9. Water metabolism / David R. Thomas and John E. Morley -- 10. Vitamin disorders / Ramzi R. Hajjar and Zeina Nahhas -- 11. Trace elements / John E. Morley -- 12. Nutritional assessment in older persons / David R. Thomas -- 13. Geriatric assessment and its interaction with nutrition / Julie K. Gammack -- 14. Nutritional assessment in the European community / Juergen Martin Bauer and Dorothee Volkert -- 15. The oral cavity and nutrition / Nathalia Garcia and D. Douglas Miley -- 16. Management of protein-energy undernutrition in older adults / David R. Thomas -- 17. Prescription for enteral nutrition / Zareen Syed and Syed H. Tariq
Summary The Aging Society and Nutrition Epidemiology, S. Pulisetty and J.E. Morley Molecular Theories of Aging and Nutritional Interventions, H.J. Armbrecht The Role of Nutrition in the Prevention of Age-Associated Diseases, J.E. Morley Obesity in Older Adults, G.A. Wittert Sarcopenia and Cachexia, J.E. Morley and M.T. Haren Immunity and Nutrition, C. Trinh Nutritional Requirements in Older Adults, D.R. Thomas Energy Balance, J.E. Morley Water Metabolism, D.R. Thomas and J.E. Morley Vitamin Disorders, R.R. Hajjar and Z. Nahhas Trace Elements, J.E. Morley Nutritional Assessment in Older Persons, D.R. Thomas Geriatric Assessment and Its Interaction with Nutrition, J. Gammack Nutritional Assessment in the European Community, J.M. Bauer and D. Volkert The Oral Cavity and Nutrition, N. Garcia and D.D. Miley Management of Protein-Energy Undernutrition in Older Adults, D.R. Thomas Prescription for Enteral Nutrition, Z. Syed and S.H. Tariq Prescription for Parenteral Nutrition, D.R. Thomas Nutrition Management in Nursing Homes, D. Munikrishnappa Providing Optimal Nutrition in the Assisted Living Environment, C.W. Bales, G.T. Buhr, V.H. Hawk, L.S. Evanko, and H.K. White Nutritional Factors in Dementia, S. Joshi Nutrition and Depression, M. Gebretsadik and G.T. Grossberg Nutrition and Behavior, J.E. Morley Nutritional Management of Hypertension, R, R. Hajjar Nutrition and Cancer: Some Practical Approaches to Management, H. McKean and A. Jatoi Nutrition and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Geriatric Patient, A. Mazza COPD and Undernutrition: A Complex Interaction, O.A. Cepeda Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Function, M.L. Omran and W. Aneed Drug-Nutrient Interactions, D.R. Thomas Nutrition and the Endocrine System, N. Senkottaiyan and J.E. Morley Nutritional Anemia in Older Persons, D.R. Thomas The Role of Nutrition in Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers
D.R. Thomas Nutrition and Fracture Risk, J.E. Morley and K.R. Wehmeier Multicultural Issues, N. Tumosa Choice and Nutritionals: Ethical Issues, R. Kevorkian Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nutrition disorders in old age.
Older people -- Nutrition.
Older people.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Aged -- physiology
Aged, 80 and over
MEDICAL -- Geriatrics.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Gerontology.
Nutrition disorders in old age.
Older people -- Nutrition.
Form Electronic book
Author Morley, John E
Thomas, D. R. (David R.)
ISBN 9781420005493