Nursing Manual of Nutrition and Therapeutic Diet

by TK Indrani

The purpose of bringing out Nursing Manual of Nutrition and Therapeutic Diet is to help graduate, undergraduate and nursing students in planning the diets of the patients according to their disease conditions. This is a reference book prepared especially to help the students to prepare a concise and elaborate teaching notes according to their needs on the subject of nutrition and therapeutic diet. A cursory look of the book can enable them to plan “menu” for the requirement of individual patient according to the nature of disease. The chapters on Constituents of Food and its Function, Food Requirements, Planning for Nutritional Needs and, Diet and the Patient have been dealt exhaustively keeping in mind the above purpose. In addition, chapters on Diet therapy in various health disorders also serve the same purpose. The discussions on nutrition for geriatric people, industrial workers and obese persons deserve special mention.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Indrani TK College of Nursing, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Ramachandra Deemed University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed University), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9788180611209
Speciality Nutrition and Dietetics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10556
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2003
Pages 374
Book Type Textbook


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