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Nutrition Care of the Older Adult, 4th Ed.

Nutrition Care of the Older Adult, 4th Ed.

Dietetics in Health Care Communities Dietetic Practice Group; Healthy Aging Dietetic Practice Group; Editors: Kathleen Niedert, MBA, RD, LD, CSG, FADA, FAND; Kathleen Richmond, MPH, RDN, LDN

The fully updated fourth edition addresses the unique needs and challenges faced by older adults. From screening and assessment to tailored interventions, the book provides practitioners with the knowledge to deliver care that promotes health, independence, dignity and vitality.

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Stay ahead in the field of gerontological nutrition with the fully updated 4th edition of Nutrition Care of the Older Adult. Authored by leading experts, this comprehensive practice guide is thoughtfully crafted to provide both new and experienced health care professionals with the latest evidence-based practices and strategies for optimizing nutrition care in older adults.

Like the previous edition, this hands-on reference encompasses the total perspective on person-driven nutrition care of older adults. The fourth edition includes three brand new chapters on gastroenterology, food allergies and neurological disorders as well as the following:

  • Section 1: Introduction to Nutrition Care in Older Adults (person-driven care, community resources)
  • Section 2: Nutrition Assessment (skin integrity, lab assessment, dining assessment, drug-nutrient interactions)
  • Section 3: Disease States and Interventions (malnutrition, hydration, oral health and swallowing, renal disease, diabetes, cancer and more)
  • Section 4: Standards for Compliance (federal regulations, role of the RDN and NDTR, emergency management and more)

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Release Date: June 1, 2024

ISBN: 978-0-88091-231-0

475 pages

SKU 488824

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