Nutrition and Ventilatory Function

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-3842-6 (Print) 978-1-4471-3840-2 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Nutrition and Malnutrition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Anthropometric Parameters in the Assessment of Nutritional Status

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      Pages 13-22

      Serum and Immunological Parameters in the Assessment of Nutritional Status

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      Pages 23-32

      Energy Balance

  3. Pathophysiology of Malnutrition in COPD

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

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      Pages 35-43

      Epidemiology of Malnutrition in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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      Pages 45-52

      Energy Expenditure in Chronic Lung Disease

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      Pages 53-62

      Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids as Nutritional Modulators of the Pulmonary Response to Sepsis

  4. Effects of Malnutrition on Ventilatory System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Pages 65-76

      Nutritional Status and Respiratory Mechanics

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      Pages 77-85

      A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Malnutrition on Skeletal Muscle Composition in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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      Pages 87-98

      Malnutrition and Lung Host Defenses: Implications for the Pathogenesis and Prevention of Pneumonia

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      Pages 99-107

      Respiratory Muscle Function in the Obese

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      Pages 109-115

      Eating Behavior in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  5. Clinical Aspects of Malnutrition in COPD

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-122

      The Effects of Nutritional Support to Malnourished ambulatory Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients

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      Pages 123-135

      Lung Alveolar Modifications and Nutrition in Malnourished Patients on Mechanical Ventilation: a Preliminary Report

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      Pages 137-146

      Nutrition in A.R.D.S. and Multiorgan Failure

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      Pages 147-158

      Metabolic Support and Energy Supply for Acute Respiratory Failure

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      Pages 159-163

      Cachexia in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  6. Nutrition Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-173

      Macronutrient Effect on Metabolism and Ventilation in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease

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      Pages 175-179

      Parenteral Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis

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      Pages 181-189

      Oral Intake, O2, Dyspnea, Dysphagia and Other Considerations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients

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      Pages 191-196

      Influence of Body Mass Index on Maximal Static Respiratory Pressures

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