Clinical Nutrition for Surgical Patients

Clinical Nutrition for Surgical Patients

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Clinical Nutrition For Surgical Patients, Third Edition, Is The Most Comprehensive Resource Available For Practitioners Who Offer Interdisciplinary Nutrition Care To Surgical Patients. This Reference Begins With A Through Review Of The Basics Of Medical Nutrition Therapy For Surgical Patients, Including Nutritional Assessment, The Role Of Surgical Diets, And The Indications And Contraindications For Specialized Nutrition Support. Subsequent Chapters, Written By Experts In The Field, Address Specific Medical And Surgical Conditions And Disease States That Present Specific Challenges With Provision Of Nutrition Support. All Recommendations Are Evidence-Based And Can Be Applied To Clinical Practice. The Latest Nutrition Support Techniques Are Described And Their Roles In Managing Many Types Of Surgical Patients Are Outlined. Any Clinician Caring For Surgical Patients Will Benefit From The Wealth Of Current Information Provided In This Text.Significant resection of the lower jejunum and ileum can cause reduced intestinal absorption secondary to the loss of absorptive surface, ... This may occur with increased gastric acid secretion and decreased transit time that are seen following small bowel resection. ... However, this process can take 2 years or more (26).

Title:Clinical Nutrition for Surgical Patients
Author:Mary Marian, Scott A. Shikora, Mary Russell
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2008


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