Williams Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Author: Staci Nix
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323051996
Format: PDF, ePub
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Williams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy is a market leader for a reason - it provides coverage of hot topics, emerging trends, and cutting edge research, plus all the essentials for providing the best nutrition care. You'll love it for the clear, conversational writing style and vivid illustrations that guide you from fundamental concepts of nutrition to the application of those concepts in clinical practice. UNIQUE! Content threads share features with other LPN/LVN titles from Elsevier for a consistent learning experience. Case studies in clinical care chapters focus on related patient care problems. Critical thinking questions challenge you to analyze, apply, and combine concepts. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how a patient's culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice. Clinical Applications and For Further Focus boxes highlight hot topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth. Chapter Challenges use true/false, multiple-choice, and matching questions to test your understanding of chapter content. Key concepts, key terms, and chapter summaries help you study more effectively and master essential content. Diet therapy guidelines include recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for a number of major clinical conditions. Further Readings and Resources in each chapter provide focused and up-to-date print, multimedia, and online resources to supplement learning. Useful appendixes include information on cholesterol content, fiber content, cultural and religious dietary patterns, and more. NEW! Completely updated content incorporates Dietary Guidelines 2010 and Healthy People 2020 information throughout the text to ensure you have the most up-to-date content available. NEW! Colorful and engaging design makes key content easy to find and more engaging with graphic artwork and vivid images of food. NEW! Updated illustrations visually clarify important concepts and reflect current clinical practice. NEW! Integrated assets in Pageburst version: ADA Nutrition Care Process Case Studies - Answers Challenge Questions and Answers Critical Thinking Question Answers Growth Charts and Food Composition Table Appendixes 1 & 2 Nutritrac 5.0

Basic Geriatric Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Williams
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323239692
Format: PDF, ePub
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Prepare for a successful career in caring for geriatric populations with Williams’ Basic Geriatric Nursing, 6th Edition. This easy-to-read bestseller includes the latest information on health care policy and insurance practices, and presents the theories and concepts of aging and appropriate nursing interventions with an emphasis on health promotion. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, it provides opportunities for enhanced learning with additional figures, an interactive new Study Guide on Evolve, and real-world clinical scenarios that help you apply concepts to practice. Complete coverage of key topics includes baby boomers and the impact of their aging on the health care system, therapeutic communication, cultural considerations, spiritual influences, evidence-based practice in geriatric nursing, and elder abuse, restraints, and ethical and legal issues in end-of-life care. Updated discussion of issues and trends includes demographic factors and economic, social, cultural, and family influences. Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of each chapter includes key points along with new Review Questions for the NCLEX examination and critical thinking which may be used for individual, small group, or classroom review. UNIQUE! Streamlined coverage of nutrition and fluid balance integrates these essential topics. Delegation, leadership, and management content integrated throughout. Nursing Process sections provide a framework for the discussion of the nursing care of the elderly patient as related to specific disorders. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help in understanding how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply knowledge to clinical scenarios. LPN/LVN Threads make learning easier, featuring an appropriate reading level, key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references, chapter objectives, special features boxes, and full-color art, photographs, and design. UNIQUE! Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes address specific therapies commonly used by the geriatric population for health promotion and pain relief. Health Promotion boxes highlight health promotion, disease prevention, and age-specific interventions. Home Health Considerations boxes provide information on home health care for the older adult. Coordinated Care boxes address such topics as restraints, elder abuse, and end-of-life care as related to responsibilities of nursing assistants and other health care workers who are supervised by LPN/LVNs. Clinical Situation boxes present patient scenarios with lessons for appropriate nursing care and patient sensitivity. Critical Thinking boxes help you to assimilate and synthesize information. 10th grade reading level makes learning easier. NEW! QSEN competencies briefly introduced in the text to help you provide safe, quality care. NEW and UNIQUE! A FREE Study Guide, presented in a comprehensive PDF format on Evolve, reinforces understanding and features an interactive grading functionality for instructors’ convenience.

Old Alone and Neglected

Author: Jeanie Schmit Kayser-Jones
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520069619
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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As the median age of the population increases, the care and housing of the elderly in the U.S. are of increasing concern. Jeanie Kayser-Jones compares a typical private institution in the U.S. with a government-owned home in Scotland. Her analysis compels attention to the systematic abuse of the institutionalized elderly in the U.S.

Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional

Author: Karin C. VanMeter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320937
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Easily understood by students without any chemistry or biology background, Microbiology for the Healthcare Professional, 2nd Edition offers an excellent foundation for understanding the spread, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease — critical knowledge for today’s healthcare professional. This straightforward introductory text makes microbiology approachable and easy to learn, presenting just the right level of information and detail to help you comprehend future course material and apply concepts to your new career. Focuses on just the necessary information the introductory microbiology student needs to know, saving time and allowing you to focus on what is most important. UNIQUE! Why You Need to Know boxes put material in perspective, helping you to understand the history, impact and future of the topics under discussion. UNIQUE! Life Application boxes provide fun facts on how chapter topics apply to real world situations and events. UNIQUE! Medical Highlights boxes share anecdotal information about various pathological conditions. UNIQUE! Healthcare Application tables focus on pathogens as they relate to topics discussed in the chapter. Chapter outlines and key terms provide a framework for every chapter, enabling more efficient and effective learning. Learning objectives clarify chapter goals and guide you through content that needs to be mastered. Twenty review questions at the end of each chapter test you retention and help you identify areas requiring further study. UPDATED! Additional micrographs and cellular photos from author’s collection help engage you. NEW! Appendix on key human bacterial pathogens arranged by body system with text page references provides a quick reference to diseases, organisms, and their characteristics.

Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy

Author: Sue Rodwell Williams
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780815194132
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This new edition of BASIC NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY presents the latest developments in nutrition, while maintaining the basic fundamentals in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand format. New content includes the latest food guide information and food exchange lists; expanded coverage of eating disorders; and a new appendix on cultural dietary patterns.

Williams Basic Nutrition Diet Therapy E Book

Author: Staci Nix McIntosh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323266924
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Williams’ Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy is a market leader for a reason — it provides coverage of hot topics, emerging trends, and cutting edge research, plus all the essentials for providing the best nutrition care. You’ll love it for the clear, conversational writing style and vivid illustrations that guide you from fundamental concepts of nutrition to the application of those concepts in clinical practice. UNIQUE! Content threads share features with other LPN/LVN titles from Elsevier for a consistent learning experience. Case studies in clinical care chapters focus on related patient care problems. Critical thinking questions challenge you to analyze, apply, and combine concepts. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss how a patient's culture can affect nutritional concepts in practice. Clinical Applications and For Further Focus boxes highlight hot topics and analyze concepts and trends in depth. Chapter Challenges use true/false, multiple-choice, and matching questions to test your understanding of chapter content. Key concepts, key terms, and chapter summaries help you study more effectively and master essential content. Diet therapy guidelines include recommendations, restrictions, and sample diets for a number of major clinical conditions. Further Readings and Resources in each chapter provide focused and up-to-date print, multimedia, and online resources to supplement learning. Useful appendixes include information on cholesterol content, fiber content, cultural and religious dietary patterns, and more. NEW! Completely updated content incorporates Dietary Guidelines 2010 and Healthy People 2020 information throughout the text to ensure you have the most up-to-date content available. NEW! Colorful and engaging design makes key content easy to find and more engaging with graphic artwork and vivid images of food. NEW! Updated illustrations visually clarify important concepts and reflect current clinical practice. NEW! Integrated assets in Pageburst version: ADA Nutrition Care Process Case Studies - Answers Challenge Questions and Answers Critical Thinking Question Answers Growth Charts and Food Composition Table Appendixes 1 & 2 Nutritrac 5.0

Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing

Author: Susan C. DeWit
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437727468
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This market-leading textbook offers an engaging format and clear writing style that make it easy to master the basic nursing concepts and skills you need to practice in a variety of care settings. Its nursing process framework, health promotion focus, emphasis on critical thinking, and thorough coverage of communication and patient teaching provide a strong foundation for your nursing education. Full-color illustrations, critical thinking exercises, and practical examples help you strengthen and apply your knowledge of essential nursing concepts.

Nutrition Diet Therapy

Author: Ruth A. Roth
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305945824
Format: PDF, Docs
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Reflecting the latest developments and practices from the field, NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY, 12E introduces the essentials of nutrition concepts, good health, and client care. It equips LPN/LVN nursing students with the tools and resources to more effectively help clients improve nutrition and overall health -- especially as our nation faces higher rates of preventable chronic disease as a result of poor diet quality and physical inactivity. Extremely user friendly, the text is organized around three simple concepts: Section 1 covers the fundamentals of nutrition, Section 2 explains nutrition over the life cycle, and Section 3 addresses medical nutrition therapy. New information is included on Healthy People 2020, DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS 2015-2020, obesity prevention and treatment, lifestyle medicine, diabetes, celiac disease, irritable and short bowel syndrome, and more. In addition, hands-on activities help readers put what they learn into practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology Body Systems

Author: Glendale Community College Jeffrey C Pommerville
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449605958
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamo s Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems, Second Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Second Edition presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program includes more than 150 newly added and revised figures and tables, while new feature boxes, Textbook Cases, serve to better illuminate key concepts. Pommerville's acclaimed learning design format enlightens and engages students right from the start, and new chapter conclusions round out each chapter, leaving readers with a clear understanding of key concepts."