ISBN 9781284197839

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition

by Mary Width

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition, Third Edition is a quick-reference guide for dietitians, students, and other health professionals actively engaged in clinical nutrition, providing them with immediate access to evidence-based information on nutritional assessment, nutrition support, and nutrition considerations for specific diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and pulmonary disease. Using the latest nutritional guidelines, the authors utilize a consistent chapter format that includes sections on disease process, treatment and nutritional intervention, and patient education, making it easy to find the relevant information. New sections consider the nutrition implications of dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s; nutritional care for bone marrow transplant patients; food safety in intestinal transplant operations; and more.