Geriatric Nutrition: The Health Professional's Handbook
Edition 3 Rev ed
OverviewGeriatric Nutrition: The Health Professional's Handbook, Third Edition, offers an authoritative reference that explores the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health, the management of chronic conditions, and the treatment of serious illness. Leading experts contribute articles that examine the impact of aging on organ systems and address the relationship among physiologic aging, nutrition, and disease. The Third Edition of this best-selling text provides a comprehensive review of nutritional assessment, intervention programs for the elderly, and health promotion activities. This edition has been extensively revised and includes new chapters on macronutrient and fluid requirements, swallowing problems in older adults, and skeletal aging.