Wardlaw s Perspectives in Nutrition

Wardlaw s Perspectives in Nutrition


  • Author : Carol Byrd-Bredbenner
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2015-01-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781259295164


Wardlaw s Perspectives in Nutrition Book Description :

Finally one-stop shopping for everything you need for your introductory majors course! Building upon the long-standing strengths of Wardlaw's Perspectives in Nutrition, the tenth edition author team has taken a garden-fresh approach to revising this highly regarded text. Every paragraph has been scrutinized to ensure that students are exposed to scientific content and concepts that are explained accurately and precisely, and in high-interest fashion that will draw students into their first study of nutrition science. Students will benefit from a carefully crafted text that brings them up-to-date scientific thinking and research blended with dynamic activities that will allow them to apply their knowledge to their own lives and future careers. Instruc...

Magnesium Intake and Human Health

Magnesium Intake and Human Health


  • Author : Federica Wolf
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2018-11-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783038973348


Magnesium Intake and Human Health Book Description :

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Magnesium Intake and Human Health" that was published in Nutrients...

Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider

Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider


  • Author : D.M. Bier
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-11-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783318026672


Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider Book Description :

Nutrition is an integral part of the prevention and management of the most prevalent conditions faced by today's primary care providers. This book is aimed at physicians around the world who treat patients from all walks of life. The first section is devoted to the basic principles of nutrition, covering the fundamentals of body composition, energy balance, and appetite, as well as the importance of the different macro- and micronutrients. The following section builds on the principles of the first by focusing on the special needs for specific circumstances, including pregnancy, exercise, food allergies and religion. The third part provides an overview of our latest understanding of various disease states and how they are influenced by nutrition. The...

Human Intelligence and Medical Illness

Human Intelligence and Medical Illness


  • Author : R. Grant Steen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-09-16
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1441900926


Human Intelligence and Medical Illness Book Description :

As critics will note, psychometric tests are deeply flawed. Person-to-person differences in performance on a psychometric test are not informative about many things of great interest. An intelligence quotient (IQ) cannot characterize creativity or w- dom or artistic ability or other forms of specialized knowledge. An IQ test is simply an effort to assess an aptitude for success in the modern world, and individual scores do a mediocre job of predicting individual successes. In the early days of psychology, tests of intelligence were cobbled together with little thought as to validity; instead, the socially powerful sought to validate their power and the prominent to rationalize their success. In recent years, we have ob- ated many of the objections to...

Evidence Based Imaging

Evidence Based Imaging


  • Author : L. Santiago Medina
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-04-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1441977775


Evidence Based Imaging Book Description :

Evidence-Based Imaging is a user-friendly guide to the evidence-based science and merit defining the appropriate use of medical imaging in both adult and pediatric patients. Chapters are divided into major areas of medical imaging and cover the most prevalent diseases in developed countries, including the four major causes of mortality and morbidity: injury, coronary artery disease, cancer, and cerebrovascular disease. This book gives the reader a clinically-relevant overview of evidence-based imaging, with topics including epidemiology, patient selection, imaging strategies, test performance, cost-effectiveness, radiation safety and applicability. Each chapter is framed around important and provocative clinical questions relevant to the daily physic...

Handbook of Minerals as Nutritional Supplements

Handbook of Minerals as Nutritional Supplements


  • Author : Robert A. DiSilvestro
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0203489675


Handbook of Minerals as Nutritional Supplements Book Description :

Mineral supplements are receiving a great deal of attention and experiencing a tremendous period of growth. Despite their popularity, questions continue to arise regarding the research behind their claims, the efficacy of different forms, and their overall safety. It is critical for the health care community and the general public to have an unbiased source of authoritative information. Handbook of Minerals as Nutritional Supplements provides a comprehensive presentation and interpretation of the current state of research on various mineral supplements. It discusses the science behind the major minerals, the latest research on the mineral's ability to correct deficiencies that may compromise health, and some of the popular health claims. Each chapter...

Management of Adult Glioma in Nursing Practice

Management of Adult Glioma in Nursing Practice


  • Author : Ingela Oberg
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319767475


Management of Adult Glioma in Nursing Practice Book Description :

This contributed book focuses on the nursing care and considerations for the most common type of malignant brain tumours – gliomas, out of the 150 different types of brain tumours . The reader will gain specialist knowledge in understanding the disease trajectory of malignant gliomas and gain a deeper understanding of the presenting symptoms and varying treatment options of this highly malignant tumour. High grade malignant gliomas impact significantly on prognosis, with an average life expectancy of 18-24 months from diagnosis, given maximum treatment options including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This book takes you through all current treatment options with their associated risks and intended benefits. Brain tumours affect not just th...