Krause’s Food & the Nutrition Care Process, 13th Edition

Krause Food and the Nutrition Care Process 13By

  • L. Kathleen Mahan, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Associate, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington; Nutrition Consultant, Nutrition by Design, Seattle, WA
  • Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RD, LDN, Dietetic Programs Director, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and Consulting Nutritionist, Nutritional Balance, Greenville, NC
  • Janice L Raymond, MS, RD, CD, Clinical Nutrition Manager, Sodexo, Providence Mount St. Vincent, Seattle, WA; Adjunct Faculty, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA

The most respected nutrition text for more than 50 years, Krause’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process delivers comprehensive and up-to-date information from respected educators and practitioners in the field. The latest recommendations include the new MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, new and expanded chapters, and a large variety of tables, boxes, and pathophysiology algorithms, all providing need-to-know information with ease. New co-editor Janice L. Raymond joins L. Kathleen Mahan and Sylvia Escott-Stump and nearly 50 leading educators, researchers, and practitioners in writing a nutrition text that’s ideal for use in class or everyday practice.

New to This Edition

  • New recommendations reflect a comprehensive approach to diet and nutrition that incorporates the USDA’s MyPlate guide, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, and the Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide recommendations.
  • Reorganized table of contents reinforces the Nutrition Care Process structure endorsed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
  • MNT for Thyroid Disorders chapter details important nutrition considerations for managing thyroid disorders.
  • New calcium and vitamin D Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRIs) improve monitoring of nutrient intake.
  • Expanded Nutrition in Aging chapter includes assessment and nutritional care guidelines for the growing elderly patient population.
  • Growth grids for children detail proper patient nutrition during infancy and early childhood.
  • Extensively revised MNT for Food Allergies chapter highlights the importance of food allergy management in clinical nutrition therapy.
  • Updated appendices enhance assessment accuracy with the latest laboratory findings and normal values.

Key Features

  • Expert contributors include nearly 50 nationally recognized writers, researchers, and practitioners, each writing on their area of specialization.
  • Clear, logical organization details each step of complete nutritional care from assessment to therapy.
  • UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms clarify the illness process and to ensure more effective care.
  • New Directions boxes reflect the latest research in emerging areas in nutrition therapy.
  • Focus On boxes provide additional detail on key chapter concepts.
  • Clinical Insight boxes and Clinical Scenarios with detailed Sample Nutrition Diagnosis statements help ensure the most accurate and effective interventions in practice.
  • Key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter and bolded within the text provide quick access to important nutrition terminology.
  • More than 1,000 self-assessment questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce key textbook content.

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