This second edition of the Health Professional's Guide to Gastrointestinal Nutrition is a comprehensive resource that addresses etiology of specific gastrointestinal disorders, diagnostic criteria, associated nutrition-related problems, risks and benefits of medical, nutritional, and surgical interventions, treatment guidelines, and emerging areas of research. Highlights include:
- Coverage of gastrointestinal nutrition assessment and diagnostic tests and procedures
- Chapters addressing gastrointestinal tract disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, short bowel syndrome, pancreatic disease, cancer, and more
- Chapters addressing system disorders with gastrointestinal implications, including obesity, eating disorders, and food allergies
- An expanded section on the intestinal microbiome, probiotics, and prebiotics
Surgical and therapeutic interventions for gastrointestinal-related disorders, including enteral and parenteral nutrition for pediatric and adult patients, home nutrition support, nutraceutical supplements, drug-nutrient interactions with common gastrointestinal medications, and ethical and legal issues.
Free sample pages include the table of contents, preface, and sample chapter.