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Campbell Biology

Author : Jane B. Reece
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Appetite In Patients With Heart Failure

Author : Christina Andreae
ISBN : 9789176853733
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Background: Appetite is an important component in nutrition for maintaining the food intake needed by the body. Decreased appetite is a common clinical problem in patients with heart failure. It has a negative impact on food intake and possibly on malnutrition and health outcomes. There is a lack of evidence on how to assess appetite in heart failure. Furthermore, there are knowledge gaps about factors associated with appetite and which role appetite plays for health status in heart failure. Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate appetite in patients with heart failure. Four studies were conducted with the goal to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Council on Nutrition Appetite Questionnaire (CNAQ) (I) and to explore the prevalence of decreased appetite and related factors associated with appetite in patients with heart failure (II-IV). Methods: A multicenter study was conducted in three outpatient heart failure clinics in the center of Sweden during 2009-2012. Data were collected through a baseline measurement (I-IV) and an 18-month follow-up (IV). The first study was a psychometric evaluation study (I), while the other studies had an observational cross-sectional design (II-III) and an observational prospective design (IV). One hundred and eighty-six patients diagnosed with heart failure and experiencing heart failure symptoms participated at baseline. At the 18-month follow-up study (IV), one hundred and sixteen participants from the baseline participated. Data were collected from medical records (pharmacological treatment, comorbidity, left ventricle ejection fraction, time of diagnosis), self-reported questionnaires (demographic background data, appetite, symptoms of depression, health status, sleep, self-reported physical activity), objective measurements (anthropometric assessment of body size, blood samples, six minutes’ walk test, and physical activity measured with an actigraph) and clinical assessment (New York Heart Association (NYHA) functional classification, and cognitive assessment). The main outcome variables included appetite (I, II and IV) and health status (III). Descriptive and inferential statistics were used in the studies (I-IV). Results: The majority of the participants had moderate heart failure symptoms, i.e., NYHA class II (n=114, 61%). Most of the participants were men (n=130, 70%). Mean age was 70,7 years, (SD=11,0), and mean BMI was 28.7 (SD=5.3). The CNAQ showed acceptable psychometric properties for assessing appetite in patients with heart failure (I). This thesis shows that 38% of the participants experienced an appetite level that put them at risk of weight loss (I). It was shown that factors such as biological, medical, psychological (II) and physical activity/exercise capacity (IV) are associated with appetite. Also, appetite was associated with impaired health status. However, this association was found to be moderated by symptoms of depression (III). Neither appetite nor physical activity changed during the 18-month follow-up (IV). Conclusion: Decreased appetite is a serious phenomenon that needs attention in the care of patients with heart failure. Health care professionals can now use a validated and simple appetite instrument to assess appetite in heart failure. In addition, attention should be paid to elderly patients and those who have symptoms of depression, sleep problems, impaired cognitive function and impaired physical activity, as well as to patients on suboptimal medical treatment. Higher appetite was shown to contribute to a better health status, but this was only evident in patients without symptoms of depression. Therefore, special attention should be paid to symptoms of depression, as this risk factor affected the association between appetite and health status. This thesis enhances the understanding of the magnitude of the problem with decreased appetite in heart failure both in numbers and factors. New priorities in nutrition care and new ideas can be established, both in practice and in research, in order to improve a nutrition care that is vital for patients with heart failure.

Elsevier Comprehensive Guide

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" 4 Volumes covering 19 subjects with an extensive summary on each subject " 10 years (1999 - 2008) question papers of All India PGMEE and AIIMS PGMEE with answers and explanations This book offers you 6 months FREE access to the Elsevier ExamZoneTM website specially designed for PGME preparations" Monthly Mock Tests with answers, explanations and a subject wise performance summary " Simulated tests of recently concluded PGME exams" Ask an Expert to clarify your doubts " List of medical institutes offering PG courses " Exam calender updates you with the upcoming exams, application availability, due date for form submissions, etc. Elsevier ExamZoneTM is a brand developed to focus on exam preparatory materials and testing tools.All rights in the trademark ExamZone" are reserved with Reed Elsevier India Pvt. Ltd

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Total Health And Fitness Revolution

Author : Doctor Joseph Cheung
ISBN : 9780980813517
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Total Health and Fitness Revolution presents the latest scientific findings on how to age healthily and attain a long life. This book should be read by people of all ages, as the earlier one develops good practices the healthier one will be and the longer one will live. Any parent concerned with their child’s welfare will be keen to discover the information herein which will help them to put their child onto the path of optimum health. Dr Joseph Cheung covers the benefits of exercise, diet, vitamin supplements and preventative medicine, drawing on his decades of clinical practice and research.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015057956560
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Federation Proceedings

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