Nutrition in Neurologic Disorders
  • Author : Ethem Murat Arsava
  • Release Date : 04 May 2017
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 13 : 9783319531717
  • Total Download : 286
  • File Size : 45,6 Mb

Nutrition in Neurologic Disorders PDF Summary

This book offers focused and concise coverage of all issues relating to malnutrition in the field of neurology, and in particular addresses practical aspects of nutritional support from a neurology perspective. In addition to providing basic knowledge on important nutritional concepts (body metabolism, assessment and diagnosis of malnutrition, epidemiology, enteral/parenteral nutrition), detailed information is presented on nutritional support for various neurologic disorders handled in a variety of settings, including the neurointensive care unit. Much consideration is also given to the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, which is a common and highly critical cause of malnutrition in these patients. Finally, the newly developing concept of neuronutrition (or brain foods) – the use of certain nutrients for treatment of neurologic disorders – is discussed. By providing practical solutions to commonly encountered challenges in the nutritional management of neurologic patients, this book will prove a valuable resource for practicing neurologists in a wide variety of fields. It will also be very useful for medical personnel from other specialties such as clinical nutrition, critical care, and geriatric medicine.

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury

Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain
Publisher : National Academies Press
Total Download : 660
File Size : 51,9 Mb
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