Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses, 2/e
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Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses, 2/e

Author : Ashok Kumar J.
© Year : 2011
ISBN : 9789381141281
Pages : 320
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.46   kg
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  • Table of Contents
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A sound knowledge of biochemistry is necessary for understanding the pathophysiology of disease, its diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Since the nursing community works closely in association with clinicians in patient care, it is important for them to be aware of the biochemical aspects of human diseases.
Textbook of Biochemistry for Nurses including nutrition has been designed to cater to the needs of the nursing students. It is an effort to present biochemistry for nurses including certain topics of nutrition in simple and understandable form. This book is useful for first year B.Sc. nursing and PCBSc nursing students and paramedical courses

  • This second addition is abundantly illustrative with diagrams, with a new chapter on gene expression and various added topics in nutrition.
  • Provides end-of-the-chapter short type and long essay type questions.
  • Includes appendices - tabulation of recommended dietary allowances, balanced diet for adult man, balanced diet for woman, and for infants and children.

  • Cell and Cell Membrane
  • Acids, Bases, and Buffers
  • Chemistry of Proteins
  • Tissue Proteins
  • Chemistry of Carbohydrates
  • Lipids
  • Digestion and Absorption
  • Intermediary Metabolism
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Protein Metabolism
  • Heme
  • Immunoglobulins
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Protein Biosynthesis
  • Acid-Base and Water Electrolyte Balance
  • Renal Function Tests
  • Specimen Collection
  • Vitamins
  • Mineral Metabolism
  • History of Nutrition; Nutritional Problems in India; National Nutrition Policy; Factors that affect the Nutritional Status
  • Toxins in Food; Medical Value of Food, Food Adulteration, Food Standards, Cookery Rules and Preservation of Nutrients
  • Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins and Malnutrition
  • Food Groups; Energy Requirement and Balanced Diet; Dietary Principles in Diseases Condition; Nutritional Education
  • Appendices
  • Index

Ashok Kumar J. :- Ashok Kumar J is Professor and Head, department of biochemistry at A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences, Kuntikana, Mangalore. He graduated from Govt. Medical College Bellary (presently known as Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences; VIMS) and pursued his post-graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. He started his career as Assistant Professor in Department of Biochemistry, Manipal college of Medical Sciences, Pokhara, Nepal. He has been actively involved in teaching biochemistry to the medical and paramedical students for more than a decade.

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