Editors-in-Chief: Deborah Andris, ANP, MSN and Elizabeth A. Krzywda, ANP, MSN
The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the leader in nutrition support therapy, presents a compilation of some of the best patient information tools from the most prestigious institutions and organizations with years of experience with patients receiving nutrition support therapies. This incomparable resource is a must-have for healthcare professionals to assist their patients, their families and caregivers better understand clinicians' verbal explanations concerning nutrition therapy options and procedures. This publication is a compilation of over 200 fact sheets and includes a full CD-ROM version from which the user may easily copy or printout materials to give to patients.
This outstanding tool features materials on topics including:
*Parenteral Access Devices and Pumps
*Complications of Parenteral Nutrition
*Home Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
*Medicare and Medicaid
*Enteral Access Devices &Feeding Methods
*Care and Maintenance of Feeding Tubes
*Surgery including gastrointestinal surgery and liver transplant
*Medical conditions including Gastrointestinal and Diets to promote weight gain and maximize protein intake
*Nutrition Considerations for Patients with Cancer
*Nutrition in the Elderly
*Pediatric Nutrition Assessment, Feeding, and General Nutrition
*Pediatric Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
*Pediatric Home Parenteral Nutrition
Spanish Language Materials
*Home enteral and parenteral nutrition
*Pediatric enteral and parenteral nutrition
The Manual contains graphics, tables, menus and charts that are easily understandable for the non-medical population such as patients, their families and their caregivers. This Manual also offers a summary of the programs and contact information for the Oley Foundation, an organization for patients and consumers who depend on or administer nutrition support.
The Patient Education Manual is useful for dietitians, nurses, social workers, case managers, pharmacists, physicians, and health educators in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, infusion centers, cancer centers, home care settings, physician offices, G.I. labs, sub acute and long term care facilities.
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Institutional licensing to provide access the CD-ROM on a server is available. To purchase this option, please contact the A.S.P.E.N. office at 301.587.6315.
Please note error. Part B. 1. a. Peripheral Inserted Center Catheter, The Cleveland Clinic - picture is incorrect. Correct file can be downloaded from: www.nutritioncare.org/errata/patiend_ed.pdf