Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology

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Cengage Learning, Sep 22, 2006 - Medical - 1232 pages
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What's the role of nutrition therapy in the healthcare system and the nutrition care process? UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY focuses on nutrition therapy, diet therapy and pathophysiology topics and offers practical advice,and helps with major terms and topics. You'll prepare for your future career as you develop an understanding of nutrition therapy for each body system.
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Dr. Nahikian-Nelms is currently a professor of clinical health and rehabilitation sciences and director of the dietetic internship in the Division of Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University. At Ohio State, she also serves as nutrition faculty for the LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) program and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. She has practiced as a dietitian and public health nutritionist for over 25 years. She is the lead author for the textbooks: _Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology_; _Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach_; and _Food and Culture_. Additionally, she has contributed to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Manual for the sections on gastrointestinal disorders and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters for other texts. Her clinical expertise focuses on development and practice of evidence-based nutrition therapy for a variety of conditions including diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, and hematology/oncology for both pediatrics and adult populations, as well as the development of alternative teaching environments for students within their clinical training. Recently, her scholarly work has focused on the use and development of simulation activities as a component of the dietetic curriculum. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has received the Governor's Award for Outstanding Teaching for the State of Missouri, Outstanding Dietetic Educator in Missouri and Ohio, and the PRIDE award from Southeast Missouri State University in recognition of her teaching. Dr. Nahikian-Nelms has previously served in her district and state dietetic associations as well as on the ACEND board and as a program reviewer.

Dr. Sucher received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of California and her ScD from Boston University Medical Center in Nutritional Science. She recently retired from San Jose State University, where she taught medical nutrition therapy and was the dietetic internship director for 20 years. in addition to her research interest in nutrition therapy, she is also a recognized authority on how diet, health, and disease are affected by culture/ethnicity and religion. Dr. Sucher has published newsletters, numerous articles, and textbooks on this subject. She is also the coauthor of Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, 3e (Cengage Learning 2016) and Food and Culture, 6e (Cengage Learning 2012).

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