Higher Education

Clinical Nutrition Case Studies, 4th Edition

  • Wayne Billon Western Carolina University
  • ISBN-10: 0534516122  |  ISBN-13: 9780534516123
  • 400 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1999, 1996, 1991
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.75



CLINICAL NUTRITION CASE STUDIES includes over 40 clinical cases, introducing students to the the broad range of clinical situations faced as a diet therapist, from alcoholic cirrhosis and insulin- and noninsulin-dependant diabetes to vegetarianism, body building, atherosclerosis, and much more. Each case includes a detailed description of patients' histories and nutritional problems, followed by a list of questions that invite students to apply their classroom and clinical lessons to the situations presented.

Table of Contents

Index to Other Nutrition Textbooks.
Table of Case Studies at a Glance.
Case Study #1: Vegetarianism.
Case Study #2: Nutritional Screening.
Case Study #3: Nutritional Assessment.
Case Study #4: Anorexia Nervosa-Bulimia Nervosa.
Case Study #5: Polypharmacy.
Case Study #6: Obesity Treated with Diet.
Case Study #7: Obesity Treated with Surgery.
Case Study #8: Obesity Treated with VLCD.
Case Study #9: Weight Management with Cultural Concerns.
Case Study #10: Gastritis in an Elderly Woman.
Case Study #11: Chest Pain in an Elderly Woman.
Case Study #12: Pediatric GERD .
Case Study #13: Pediatric BPD.
Case Study #14: Peptic Ulcer Disease Resulting in Gastrectomy.
Part I: Peptic Ulcer Disease.
Part II: Gastrectomy.
Case Study #15: Diet and Diverticulosis Resulting in a Colostomy.
Part I: Treatment with Diet.
Part II: Treatment with Surgery.
Case Study #16: Nutrigenomics: B+-Thalassemia Minor and Iron Overload.
Case Study #17: Cystic Fibrosis.
Case Study #18: Dietary Management of Atherosclerosis Resulting in Open-Heart Surgery.
Part I: Diet and Balloon Dilatation.
Part II: Diet with Supplements.
Part III: Open-Heart Surgery.
Case Study #19: Myocardial Infarction Resulting in Congestive Heart Failure.
Part I: Myocardial Infarction without Hypercholesterolemia.
Part II: Congestive Heart Failure.
Case Study #20: Open-Heart Surgery Preceded by Cholecystectomy and Complicated by COPD.
Part I: Cholecystectomy.
Part II: Open-Heart Surgery with COPD Complications.
Part III: COPD and Home Health Care.
Case Study #21: Hypoglycemia.
Case Study #22: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.
Case Study #23: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome.
Part I: Initial Treatment.
Part II: Adjustments in Diet and Medications.
Case Study #24: Complications of Diabetes.
Case Study #25: Gestational Diabetes.
Case Study #26: Metabolic Syndrome.
Case Study #27: Low-Carbohydrate Weight Reduction Diets.
Case Study #28: Closed Head Injury and Home Health Care.
Part I: Hospital Care.
Part II: Home Health Care.
Case Study #29: Pancreatitis/Hepatitis Resulting in Alcoholic Cirrhosis.
Part I: Pancreatitis with Alcoholic Hepatitis.
Part II: Tube Feeding.
Case Study #30: Esophageal Cancer and Chemotherapy.
Part I: Chemotherapy.
Part II: TPN, Surgery and TF.
Case Study #31: Colon Cancer and Malnutrition.
Case Study #32: AIDS.
Case Study #33: Peritoneal Dialysis.
Case Study #34: Hypertension Resulting in Renal Disease, Hemodialysis and Kidney Transplant.
Part I: Hypertension and Diet.
Part II: Hemodialysis and Diet.
Part III: Kidney Transplant.
Case Study #35: Crohn's Disease and TPN.
Part I: Ileostomy and Home TPN.
Part II: TPN to po Feedings.
Introduction to Brief Case Studies.
Case Study #36: Renal Failure from NSAID Abuse.
Case Study #37: Crohn's Disease in a Young College Female.
Case Study #38: Metabolic Syndrome.
Case Study #39: Non-Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy.
Case Study #40: Herb-Drug Interactions.
Appendix A: Commonly Used Formulas and Conversion Factors.
Appendix B: Blood, Plasma, or Serum Laboratory Values.
Appendix C: Abbreviations.
Appendix D: Multivitamin and Mineral I.V. Mixtures.
Appendix E: A Partial List of Enteral Products.
Appendix F: Electronic Resources Related to Nutrition.


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