Part 1: THE ROLE OF NUTRITION THERAPY IN HEALTH CARE. 1. Role of the Dietitian in the Health Care System. Part 2: THE NUTRITION CARE PROCESS. 2. The Nutrition Care Process. 3. Nutrition Assessment: Foundation of the Nutrition Care Process. 4. Nutrition Intervention and Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation. 5. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Support. 6. Documentation of the Nutrition Care Process. Part 3: Introduction to Pathophysiology. 7. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance. 8. Acid-Base Balance. 9. Cellular and Physiological Response to Injury: The Role of the Immune System. 10. Nutritional Genomics. 11. Pharmacology. Part 4: Nutrition Therapy. 12. Diseases and Disorders of Energy Imbalance. 13. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System. 14. Diseases of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract. 15. Diseases of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract. 16. Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Exocrine Pancreas. 17. Diseases of the Endocrine System. 18. Diseases of the Renal System. 19. Diseases of the Hematological System. 20. Diseases and Disorders of the Neurological System. 21. Diseases of the Respiratory System. 22. Metabolic Stress and the Critically Ill. 23. Neoplastic Disease. 24. Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System. 25. Metabolic Disorders. Appendixes. Glossary. Index.
Dr. Nahikian-Nelms is currently a professor of clinical health and rehabilitation sciences and the Director of Academic Affairs in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences-College of Medicine at The Ohio State University. She has practiced as a dietitian and public health nutritionist for over 35 years. She is the lead author for several textbooks and is the author of peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters for other texts. Her clinical expertise focuses on development and practice of evidence based nutrition therapy for both pediatric and adult populations as well as the development of alternative teaching environments for students within their clinical training. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms serves as one of the leads for Interprofessional Education (IPE) and has contributed to the design of multiple simulations and IPE experiences within the seven health science colleges at Ohio State University. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has received the Ohio State University Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching for the State of Missouri, Outstanding Dietetic Educator in Missouri and Ohio, Outstanding Teacher in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and received the PRIDE award from Southeast Missouri State University in recognition of her teaching. Kathryn P. Sucher recently retired from San Jose State University, where she taught medical nutrition therapy and was the dietetic internship director for 20 years. In addition to her research interest in nutrition therapy, she is also a recognized authority on how diet, health and disease are affected by culture/ethnicity and religion, and she has published newsletters, numerous articles and textbooks on this subject. Dr. Sucher is co-author of Food and Culture, and Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of California and her ScD in nutritional science from Boston University Medical Center.