Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease
Authors: Lynn K. Thomas, DrPh and Jennifer Bohnstadt Othersen, MD
Publisher: CRC Press
This book provides a complete primer on the importance of diet in maintaining kidney health and provides practical guidance to caregivers charged with devising nutritional strategies for kidney patients. The authors present practice recommendations enhancing kidney health through proper diet; offer specific suggestions for nutrition support, including intradialytic parenteral nutrition; detail ways to establish pertinent quality improvement parameters; emphasize wellness by highlighting the importance of physical activity and summarize effective patient counseling strategies.