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Clinical Nutrition for Surgical Patients

Author(s): Mary Marian, MS, RD, CSO, Clinical Nutrition Research Specialist and Clinical Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona
Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Mary K. Russell, MS, RD, LDN, CNSD, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois
  • ISBN-13: 9780763738815
  • ISBN-10:0763738816
  • Hardcover    362 pages      © 2008
Price: $244.95 US List
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Clinical Nutrition for Surgical Patients is the most comprehensive resource available for practitioners who offer interdisciplinary nutrition care to surgical patients. This reference begins with a thorough review of the basics of medical nutrition therapy for surgical patients, including nutritional assessment, the role of surgical diets, and the indications and contraindications for specialized nutrition support. Subsequent chapters, written by experts in the field, address specific medical and surgical conditions and disease states that present specific challenges with provision of nutrition support. All recommendations are evidence-based and can be applied to clinical practice. The latest nutrition support techniques are described and their roles in managing many types of surgical patients are outlined. Any clinician caring for surgical patients will benefit from the wealth of current information provided in this text.

Features & Benefits

Provides chapters written by experts in the field

Describes the latest nutrition support techniques

Addresses specific medical and surgical conditions and disease

Includes evidence-bases, applicable recommendations

Discusses the roles in managing many types of surgical patients

Chapter 1: Nutrition Assessment and Requirements 
Gordon L Jensen, MD, PhD

Chapter 2: Surgical Diets 
Kate Willcutts, MS, RD, CNSD and Kelly O'Donnell, MS, RD, CNSD

Chapter 3: Specialized Nutrition Support
Ainsley Malone, MS, RD, LD, CNSD

Chapter 4:  Cardiothoracic Nutrition 
Roopa Vemulapalli, MD and Jennifer Tomesko, MS, RD, CNSD

Chapter 5:  Surgical Nutrition for General Gastrointestinal and Vascular Surgery Patients
David August, MD and Maureen Huhmann, MS, RD 

Chapter 6:  Bariatric Surgery
Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS; Leonardo Claros, MD; and Margaret Furtado, MS, RD, LD/N

Chapter 7:  Nutritional Management for Neurosurgical Patients 
Dema Halasa-Esper, MS, RD, CNSD

Chapter 8:  Surgical Oncology
Mary Marian, MS, RD and and Mary Russell, MS, RD, LDN, CNSD

Chapter 9:  Trauma
Jennifer Lefton, MS, RD, LD/N, CNSD

Chapter 10: Organ Transplantation
Jeanette Hasse, PhD, RD, LD, FADA, CNSD, and Sara DiCecco, MS, RD, LD

Chapter 11:  Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Peter Beyer, MS, RD, CNSD

Chapter 12:  Acute Pancreatitis
Steve McClave, MD

Chapter 13: Nutritional Management of Short Bowel Syndrome
Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, FADA, CNSD; Marion Winkler, MS, RD, CNSD; and Joseph I. Boullata, PharmD, RPh, BCNSP

Chapter 14:  Nutritional Aspects of Wound Healing
Marsha Stieber, MSA, RD, CNSD

Mary Marian, MS, RD, CSO-Clinical Nutrition Research Specialist and Clinical Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona

Mary Marian is a clinical nutrition research specialist and clinical lecturer with the College of Medicine and Arizona Cancer Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Her areas of focus include nutrition for disease prevention, nutrition support, and integrative medicine. Mary has been a clinical dietitian for over 20 years and has published many chapters and articles in peer-reviewed publications as well as served as an editor or co-editor for several textbooks and publications. 

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Scott A. Shikora, MD, FACS-Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Scott A. Shikora is a Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and the Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. He attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He did his surgical residency and Nutrition Support fellowship at New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He is a past president of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and is on the Executive Council for the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Shikora is an Associate Editor of two surgical journals and has co-edited two nutritional textbooks.

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Mary K. Russell, MS, RD, LDN, CNSD-University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois

Mary Krystofiak Russell, MS, RD, LDN, CNSD, serves as the Interim Director, Nutrition Services, University of Chicago Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois. Previously, Mary was the director and interim director of the Nutrition Services Department of Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. Mary gained 13 years of progressive experience at Duke as a dietitian clinician, including 10 years on the adult Nutrition Support Service, and extensive experience with surgery, trauma, transplant, and medical intensive care unit patients. She is the author or co-author of multiple articles and chapters on nutrition support topics and has spoken at numerous local, regional, national and international meetings.

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