Health-Sciences - Course - Therapeutic Nutrition

  • Course Code: NURS211
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Elective Courses (MEC)

Course Description

This Course presents therapeutic nutrition which involves diet modifications in order to correspond body’s ability to metabolize certain nutrients, correct nutritional deficiencies related to the disease and eliminate certain foods from the diet that may be harmful to patients with various diseases including: hypertension, heart failure, myocardial infarction, peptic ulcer, gastritis, ulcerative colitis, hepatitis, esophageal varices, jaundice, hepatic failure, diabetes mellitus, acute and chronic glomerulonephritis, renal failure, fever, constipation and diarrhea.