Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Victor R. Preedy

CRC Press
May 31, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 360 Pages - 50 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138064072 - CAT# K33376


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Palliative care consists of medical care or treatment that focuses on alleviating disease symptoms, rather than delaying or reversing progression of the disease. It is given when a cure is not possible to help patients have the best quality of life through relieving pain and suffering. Diet and nutritional support play an integral part of the patient's holistic well-being. Following the tradition of its predecessor, this new edition presents nutritional guidelines and diet therapy used in palliative care. Fully updated and revised, the new edition helps health practitioners achieve best practice with patients for end of life care.

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