Geriatric Nutrition covers the current state of nutritional science for the elderly. The book is devoted to the particular considerations in nutrient requirements and metabolism in older adults. It also ties basic research with current clinical practice. Comprehensive coverage includes diabetes, obesity, depression, dementia, cardiovascular disease, cancer, COPD, ulcers, and immunity. Specialty chapters cover nutrition issues in nursing homes, semi-assisted living situations and ethical issues at end-of-life. [publishers description]
AAP Textbook of Adolescent Care is an action-oriented working tool expressly built for efficient, on-target clinical problem-solving.
Broad scope - Nearly 200 chapters cover physical growth and development...examination and laboratory screening...sexual development...puberty...obesity...sleep disorders...adolescent dermatology and much more.
Clear management guidelines - Provides step-by-step recomendations: what to do, how to do it; when to admit, when to treat, when to refer.
Evidence-based approach - Treat patients and counsel parents with high confidence.
Excellent study reference - for the pediatric or internal medicine boards.
Integrated companion resources - Use with complementary AAP resources: AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care, Tools for Practice, and Pediatric Care Online.