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The Practical Handbook of Perioperative Metabolic and Nutritional Care


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1. History of surgery, metabolism, and nutrition therapy 2. Organic response to stress 3. Nutritional status and requirements 4. Wound healing 5. Metabolic and nutritional surgical preconditioning 6. Bowel preparation 7. Rational for the use of antibiotics 8. Postoperative nutrition therapy 9. Nutrition therapy complications 10. Immunonutrition 11. Pro-, pre-, and symbiotics 12. Exercise therapy 13. Catheters 14. Fluid and electrolyte therapy 15. Acute pain management 16. Antiemetic agents and motility stimulant medications 17. Other multimodal strategies 18. Music in the perioperative period 19. The special patient 20. Interdisciplinary teams 21. Quality, safety, and performance improvement 22. Clinical and economic impact of protocols 23. Knowledge translation 24. Patient empowerment 25. Ethical considerations 26. Evidence-based Medicine in surgery

About the Author

Dr. Correia is a retired professor of surgery at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Medical School, and currently, she still acts as an invited professor of surgery at the same university. She has dedicated her time to clinical practice in surgery and nutrition, is the head of the nutrition therapy team at the Surgical Gastrointestinal Department at the University Hospital, and is a member of the nutrition team Eterna at Rede Mater Dei. She is the deputy editor-in-chief for Nutrition: The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences and is also editor for the gastrointestinal issue of Current Opinion in Metabolic and Nutrition Care, as well as an editorial board member for several other nutrition journals.

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