The Health Professional s Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements

The Health Professional s Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements Author Allison Sarubin-Fragakis
ISBN-10 9780880913638
Year 2007
Pages 682
Language en
Publisher American Dietetic Associati
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Twenty-nine new dietary supplements have been added to this edition! This guide comprehensively explores the media claims, drug-supplement interactions, dosage information and relevant research for more than 100 of today's most popular dietary supplements. Completely revised, updated, and indexed information is provided for dietetics professionals and their clients. Written by industry experts, this guide's recommendations are reliable and backed by credible clinical research.

The Health Professional s Guide to Dietary Supplements

The Health Professional s Guide to Dietary Supplements Author Shawn M. Talbott
ISBN-10 0781746728
Year 2007
Pages 444
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This quick-glance reference helps students and health professionals educate themselves and their patients/clients about the scientific evidence for and against more than 120 popular dietary supplements. Supplements are logically grouped into 12 chapters based on their primary desired effect, such as weight loss, joint support, and sports performance enhancement. The authors give each supplement a one-to-five-star rating based on the level of scientific substantiation for each of its major claimed effects. The book highlights crucial safety issues regarding each supplement and sets forth recommended dosages for particular effects. A quick-reference appendix lists all the supplements alphabetically with their star ratings.

Dietary Supplements and Multiple Sclerosis

Dietary Supplements and Multiple Sclerosis Author Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD
ISBN-10 9781934559109
Year 2004-11-01
Pages 228
Language en
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
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There is a relatively high use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), especially dietary supplements, among people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Health professionals with CAM information can improve the quality of patient care by guiding patients away from possibly harmful therapies and, if appropriate, towards low-risk, possibly effective therapies. Dietary Supplements and Multiple Sclerosis is meant to be referred to when people with MS ask a question about a particular dietary supplement. Supplements are arranged in alphabetical order under the most commonly used name. In addition, the index contains a listing of these common names as well as less common names that may be encountered. The main information about the supplements is written in a concise summary form that usually discusses only the MS relevance of the supplement. The supplements selected for inclusion are those with specific MS relevance, such as those that are known to be used by people with MS, have claimed efficacy for slowing disease progression or relieving MS symptoms, interact with drugs commonly used to treat MS, and potentially worsen MS or its symptoms. Also, supplements are reviewed that are popular in the general population or are known to have serious adverse effects.

The Health Professional s Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements

The Health Professional s Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements Author Allison Sarubin-Fragakis
ISBN-10 0880914629
Year 2014-05-14
Pages 705
Language en
Publisher
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Now in its third edition, this essential reference helps health care professionals understand more than 100 of today's most popular dietary supplements. Entries cover the marketing claims made by manufacturers and in the consumer media as well as the scientific evidence that supports, or challenges, the efficacy of these claims.

The Health Professional s Guide to Food Allergies and Intolerances

The Health Professional s Guide to Food Allergies and Intolerances Author Janice M. Vickerstaff Joneja
ISBN-10 088091453X
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 477
Language en
Publisher American Dietetic Association
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This comprehensive guide sheds light on the latest science behind food allergies and intolerances as well as practical suggestions for their management. Features: * The science behind food allergies and food intolerances and how these two types of reactions differ. * The role of elimination diets and challenge protocols in identifying food sensitivities. * Symptoms, diagnosis and management of 24 foods and food components known to cause adverse reactions, including the "top ten" * Milk * Egg * Wheat * Corn * Peanuts * Soy * Tree Nuts * Shellfish * Fish

Mosby s Handbook of Herbs Natural Supplements

Mosby s Handbook of Herbs   Natural Supplements Author Linda Skidmore-Roth
ISBN-10 9780323066495
Year 2009-04-27
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition’s updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and breastfeeding classification offers the latest guidelines for this special client population. Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients. Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content. Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health. Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations. Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need. Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot. A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition. A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used. Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references. Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs. Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.

ADA Quick Guide to Drug Supplement Interactions

ADA Quick Guide to Drug Supplement Interactions Author Alan P. Agins
ISBN-10 9780880914482
Year 2011-01-01
Pages 67
Language en
Publisher American Dietetic Associati
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Quickly find potential interactions for the most common drugs and supplements you see every day. For maximum convenience, the format allows you to search according to drug class or supplement. Sturdy construction allows you to use it again and again.

The Health Professional s Guide to Gastrointestinal Nutrition

The Health Professional s Guide to Gastrointestinal Nutrition Author Laura E. Matarese
ISBN-10 0880914505
Year 2015
Pages 356
Language en
Publisher
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"This comprehensive reference work is written by prominent registered dietitian nutritionists and physicians specializing in gastrointestinal nutrition. Topics include: tests and procedures, nutrition assessment, GI tract disorders (inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, short bowel syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and more), liver and pancreatic disorders, treatments and therapeutic interventions, including oncology, surgery, enteral and parenteral nutrition, probiotics, and nutraceuticals, legal and ethical issues. Each chapter emphasizes the essential information that RDNs need to know, such as the etiologies of specific GI disorders, associated nutrition-related problems, the risks and benefits of medical and nutrition interventions, and emerging areas of research. Numerous illustrations, algorithms, and tables are provided to facilitate the reader's understanding of the complexities of GI nutrition."--Back cover.

A Clinical Guide to Nutrition Care in Kidney Disease

A Clinical Guide to Nutrition Care in Kidney Disease Author Laura Byham-Gray
ISBN-10 9780880913447
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 263
Language en
Publisher American Dietetic Associati
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A complement to Guidelines for Nutrition Care of Renal Patients, 3e and Renal Care: Resources and Practical Applications Features practical and authoritative guidelines for all stages and treatments of renal disease Addresses the National Kidney Foundation's Disease Outcome Quality Initiative (NKF KDOQI) Guidelines Provides practical nutrition intervention sections Examines useful case studies Offers helpful hints to treat common patient problems Includes the latest information on Medical Nutrition Therapy Represents a consensus formed by clinical practitioners on the basis of current scientific literature and experience A Clinical Guide to Nutrition Care in Kidney Disease can also be used as a study tool for the CSR exam

Cultural Food Practices

Cultural Food Practices Author Cynthia M. Goody
ISBN-10 9780880914338
Year 2010
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher American Dietetic Associati
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This comprehensive practical guide provides information on food practices for 15 cultures. Each chapter focuses on a particular culture, including such factors as diabetes risk factors; traditional foods, dishes, and meal plans; special holiday foods; traditional health beliefs; current food practices, and more. Culturally appropriate counseling recommendations are also discussed. A list of common foods including nutrient evaluations is included for each culture. A CD-ROM including culturally specific client education handouts round out the book.

ADA Pocket Guide to Parenteral Nutrition

ADA Pocket Guide to Parenteral Nutrition Author Pamela Charney
ISBN-10 9780880913690
Year 2007
Pages 159
Language en
Publisher American Dietetic Associati
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Research-based content provides health care professionals with a quick reference for the management of patients on enteral feedings. Information is easy to locate and includes formulas, equations and explanation of procedures. This is a valuable resource for the nutrition support team in hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness

Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness Author Ronald W. Scott
ISBN-10 9780323070614
Year 2008-04-08
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Combining the best of author Ron Scott’s books, Promoting Legal Awareness in Physical and Occupational Therapy and Professional Ethics: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals, his newest text Promoting Legal and Ethical Awareness: A Primer for Health Professionals and Patients includes the latest case, regulatory, and statutory law. This valuable ethical and legal resource also includes an alphabetized section on HIPAA, current information on the reauthorized IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Act), and expanded coverage of alternative dispute resolution and attorney-health professional-client relations. Cases and Questions allow you to apply key legal and ethical principles to a rehabilitation practice situation. Special Key Term boxes introduce and define important vocabulary to ensure your understanding of chapter content. Additional resource lists in each chapter include helpful sources for articles, books, and websites to further your learning. Case Examples let you put new ideas and concepts into practice by applying your knowledge to the example. Legal Foundations and Ethical Foundations chapters introduce the basic concepts of law, legal history, the court system, and ethics in the professional setting to provide a solid base for legal and ethical knowledge. An entire chapter devoted to healthcare malpractice provides vital information on practice problems that have legal implications, the claim process, and claim prevention. An extended discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act informs you of your rights as an employee as well as the challenges faced in the workforce by your rehabilitation patients. Content on employment legal issues includes essential information for both employees and employers on patient interaction and the patient’s status in the workplace. Coverage of end-of-life issues and their legal and ethical implications provides important information for helping patients through end-of-life decisions and care.