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Title Handbook of clinical nutrition and aging / Connie Watkins Bales, Julie L. Locher, Edware Saltzman, editors
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Humana Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Nutrition and health
Nutrition and health (Totowa, N.J.)
Contents Part I. Overarching Issues for Nutritional Well-Being in Later Life -- 1. Nutrition Interventions for Aging Populations -- 2. Systematic Reviews in the Field of Nutrition -- 3. Nutrition Assessment -- Part II. Fundamentals of Nutrition and Geriatric Syndromes -- 4. Nutrition and the Aging Eye -- 5. Nutrition and Oral Health: A Two-Way Relationship -- 6. Loss of Muscle Mass and Muscle Strength in Obese and Non-Obese Older Adults -- 7. Muscle Metabolism, Nutrition, and Functional Status in Older Adults -- 8. Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Cognitive Decline -- 9. Food Insecurity and Hunger Among Older Adults -- Part III. Common Clinical Conditions -- 10. Obesity in Older Adults and Strategies for Weight Management -- 11. Nutrition and Lifestyle Change in Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome -- 12. Preventive Cardiology: Counseling Older At-Risk Adults on Nutrition -- 13. Chronic Heart Failure -- 14. The Relationship of Nutrition and Pressure Ulcers -- 15. Nutrition Support in Solid Tumor Cancer Patients -- 16. Nutrition and Chronic Kidney Disease -- 17. Nutritional Concerns in Osteoporosis -- 18. Dementia-related Mealtime Difficulties: Assessment and Management in the Long-Term Care Setting -- 19. Nutrition at the End of Life -- Part IV. Contemporary Diet-Focused Concerns -- 20. Anti-Aging Effects of Nutritional Modification: The State of the Science on Calorie Restriction -- 21. High-Risk Nutrients in the Aging Population -- 22. Physical Activity and Exercise: Important Complements to Nutrition in Older Adults -- 23. Dietary Supplements in Older Adults
Summary This is the new and fully revised third edition of the well-received text that is the benchmark book in the field of nutrition and aging. The editors (specialists in geriatric nutrition, medical sociology, and clinical nutrition, respectively) and contributors (a panel of recognized academic nutritionists, geriatricians, clinicians, and other scientists) have added a number of new chapters and have thoroughly updated the widely acclaimed second edition. This third edition provides fresh perspectives and the latest scientific and clinical developments on the interaction of nutrition with age-a
Analysis voeding
public health
klinische voeding
clinical nutrition
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed December 9, 2014)
Subject Older people -- Diseases -- Nutritional aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Older people -- Diseases -- Diet therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Nutrition disorders in old age -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Older people -- Nutrition -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Older people.
Diet therapy.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Chronic Disease -- therapy
Diet Therapy
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Older people.
Diet therapy.
Nutrition disorders in old age.
Older people -- Nutrition.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Bales, Connie W., editor.
Locher, Julie L., editor
Saltzman, Edward, editor
ISBN 9781493919291