Health Professional's Guide to Gastrointestinal Nutrition, 2nd Ed.

Laura E. Matarese, PhD, RDN, LDN, FADA, FASPEN, FAND; Gerard E. Mullin, MD, AGAF, FACG; Kelly A. Tappenden, PhD, RD, FASPEN
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An interdisciplinary team of registered dietitian nutritionists, physicians, and pharmacists updated this popular resource to present key knowledge and evidence-based practical guidance for health professionals providing nutrition care for pediatric and adult patients with gastrointestinal disorders.

  • Release Date: November 1, 2022
  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-216-7
  • 500 pages
  • SKU 450522
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$57.99
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$77.99

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.

  • Release Date: November 1, 2022
  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-216-7
  • 500 pages
  • SKU 450522