• Cover Image A.S.P.E.N. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Acid-Base Disorders Handbook

    With its concise, user friendly format, this handbook provides the information you need for fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base related patient care.

    The handbook includes:

    • Resources to help you evaluate and treat common fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base disorders

    • Common clinically applicable situations involving electrolyte and acid-base disorders

    • Discussion of regulation of water and electrolyte balance

    • Thorough coverage of sodium disorders

    You’re certain to keep this quick reference resource in your pocket and refer to it daily.

  • Cover Image Pediatric Nutrition Support Handbook, 1st Edition


    Electronic Access Only: A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Handbook

    Editor-in-Chief: Mark R. Corkins, MD, CNSP, SPR, FAAP

    © 2011
    136 pages
    Single-user eBook only.  To get this eBook for multiple users, check out institutional licensing information here.

    The Pediatric Nutrition Support Handbook is a quick-reference resource on how to safely, effectively, and confidently care for pediatric patients receiving parenteral and enteral nutrition. Inside, you will find:

    • Tables and charts on various nutrients, RDIs, assessment methods, formulas, and others that you can refer to at the bedside
    • Information on age-specific nutrition from fetal development through childhood/adolescence
    • Step-by-step techniques to assess calorie needs, to initiate and monitor nutrition support and more
    • A variety of practical tools to save time and boost quality of care
    • Information on nutrition assessment, nutrition guidelines and disease-specific nutrition challenges

    The handbook's best practices format, multidisciplinary perspective, and training expertise offers something for everyone from novice to the advanced practitioner. This handbook is a companion to the popular A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum.

    Electronic Access is available via computer.

    Instructions to access the online publication will be sent via Email upon confirmation of your order.

    ISBN: 978-1-889622-15-6

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    You may also be interested in the A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition.

  • Cover Image The A.S.P.E.N. Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition

    © 2012

    716 Pages

    Single-user eBook only. To get this eBook for multiple users, check out institutional licensing information here.

    This book is an essential resource for all professionals involved in nutrition support for the adult patient. It provides in-depth knowledge of the core science (why) and core practical (how to) nutrition support principles for the adult patient, in alignment with the contemporary format of problem-based learning. To effectively engage the reader in this type of active learning, each chapter provides evidence-based, didactic background information that is supported by practical clinical scenarios. In addition, the Core Curriculum includes a number of organizational features that allow readers to rapidly retrieve information on their specific educational goals while maximizing their learning experience on core subject matter. Case-studies and extensive reviews of enteral and parenteral nutrition therapies provide the latest best practices, making this publication a valuable practice-oriented professional resource and certification study tool.

    Four information-packed sections:

    1. Basics of nutrition and metabolism
    2. Clinical foundations of nutrition support
    3. Nutrition support of specific states
    4. Management and professional issues 

    Key features include:

    • 40 chapters with numerous figures and tables and extended index
    • Contributions from leading experts in nutrition, medicine, surgery, nursing and ethics practice
    • New chapters on pre- and probiotics, dietary supplements and the older adult
    • Core background information supported by practical clinical scenarios
    • "Test Your Knowledge" questions and answers to help readers with their learning objectives

    The Core Curriculum combines, into one book, all the information necessary to practice nutrition support therapy. This is an essential book for those involved in nutrition support for the adult patient - from novice to experienced clinicians. The diverse backgrounds of the editors and authors, including research (scientist), clinical practice, education, and advocacy enhance the Core's usefulness in translating the science of nutrition support to its clinical application.

    "A must have resource for those individuals that have nutrition therapy as a component of their assigned responsibilities," Jay Mirtallo, MS, RPh, BCNSP, FASHP.

    Purchase access to this eBook here.

  • Cover Image The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition

    The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum (2nd Ed) focuses on the pediatric patient and the importance of nutrition to the growth and development of children. Written with an interdisciplinary evidence-based approach, it is designed to meet the educational needs of any discipline involved in the nutrition care of pediatric patients. This edition features 37 fully revised and updated chapters and is designed to logically progress from the basic nutrition physiology and changes that occur during development to the skills needed to provide appropriate nutrition for pediatric patients. In each chapter, didactic tools like learning objectives stress important information and “test your knowledge” questions help measure whether the important concepts were understood. This is a valuable resource for certification preparation and the daily nutrition care of pediatric patients.

    Includes bonus podcast and video content!