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Show product details for Common Denominators of Declining Nutritional Status (2013)

Common Denominators of Declining Nutritional Status (2013)

Price $59.00

By Mary D. Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN


Common Denominators of Declining Nutritional Status, 3rd edition, focuses on modifiable medical conditions that are associated with declining nutritional status in adults.  It incorporates many of the geriatric syndromes identified by the AHRQ technical report Common Syndromes in Older Adults Related to Primary and Secondary Prevention. Common denominators discussed include: cognitive impairment, frailty, sarcopenia, cachexia, malnutrition, dehydration, nutrient deficiencies, dysphagia, chronic inflammation and homeostenosis. Learn how to recognize the early warning signs of the common geriatric syndromes and develop effective nutrition intervention strategies. This book can be used for age specific training for Nutrition Care Services professional staff.

Show product details for Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment: Making Clinical Connections (2012)

Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment: Making Clinical Connections (2012)

Price $59.00

By Mary D. Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN


Advance your level of practice by incorporating nutrition focused physical assessment (NFPA) techniques to support your nutrition diagnoses and provide objective markers to measure health outcomes. This essential reference book includes over 200 photos and illustrations as well as the 2011 characteristics of malnutrition. Mastering NFPA, practitioners will learn to identify changes in physical findings, functional status, and body composition, to target care plan strategies specific to nutrition diagnoses, weight loss, and suboptimal nutrient intake. Using the initial assessment findings as benchmarks, follow up assessments using NFPA techniques serve as a gauge to measure improvement in nutritional status. Professional Desk copy with minimum order of 10 books. Discounts are available for orders of 10+ books.

Show product details for Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Status: Bridging Theory & Practice (2017)

Laboratory Assessment of Nutritional Status: Bridging Theory & Practice (2017)

Price $69.99

By Mary D. Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN


2017 Edition!

Cutting-edge reference for professionals working in all healthcare settings. Fundamental resource for professors teaching MNT/NCP & interns. Includes sections on inflammatory biomarkers, hydration, nutritional anemias, vitamin mineral deficiencies, information on more than 115 blood, urine and stool tests used for assessing nutrition-related conditions. Comprehensive list of medications that may give false lab test results. Medications and diagnoses are cross-referenced in index. Professional Desk copy with minimum order of 10 books. Discounts available for orders of 10+ books.

Show product details for Nutrition & Pressure Injuries: Putting the Guidelines into Practice(2016)

Nutrition & Pressure Injuries: Putting the Guidelines into Practice(2016)

Price $59.00

By Mary D. Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN


Essential reference for health care professionals working in health care settings to prevent and treat pressure-related injuries. A valuable reference for professors teaching medical nutrition therapy, internship directors and dietetic interns. New edition includes the latest recommendations from NPUAP on nomenclature, staging and nutrition recommendations for both prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. Also includes sections on physiology and anatomy of skin, risk assessment for pressure-related injuries, strategies to treat slow healing wounds, in-depth discussion on the impact of inflammation and malnutrition on wound healing. This book can be used for disease/condition specific training for Nutrition Care Services professional staff.