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The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition

The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition

Second edition

by Mary Width and Tonia Reinhard

564 pages

564 pages

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496339164
  • January 2017


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Now featuring a fresh new design, the latest guidelines, the most recent information on disease and nutritional conditions, and all-new online resources, this affordable 2nd Edition of The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition is a quick-access resource ideal for dietitians, students, interns, and other health professionals who are actively engaged in clinical nutrition.

Pocket-sized and spiral bound for ease of use, this essential quick-reference resource offers immediate, need-to-know information on nutritional assessment, life stage assessment, and nutrition support, as well as nutrition considerations for specific diseases/conditions—bariatric surgery, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, liver and pancreatic diseases, renal diseases, and pulmonary diseases.
  • New ADIME-at-a-Glance boxes added to each chapter include sample ADIME notes and PES statements.
  • Journal Access: A Nutrition Today trial subscription is available with the purchase of a new book.
  • 24/7 flexible access to all book content is available online at thePoint.com or via the VST eBook that accompanies the 2nd Edition.
  • Each chapter’s uniform format includes sections on disease process, treatment and nutritional intervention, and patient education.
  • A new chapter on Bariatric Surgery provides the latest evidence-based information.
  • A fresh new design facilitates quick reference and table identification.
  • An expanded “Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam” section in the Assessment chapter covers the latest best practices.
  • The latest nutritional guidelines are included, including new Malnutrition Guidelines, updated Pregnancy Guidelines on weight gain, updated Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines, and updated Diabetes Guidelines.
  • The Nestlé Mini Assessment ( MNA® ), a validated screening tool that can identify geriatric patients age 65 and above who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, now appears in the Older Adult chapter.
  • Quick Reference Tables in each chapter make essential information easy to locate.
  • Useful Appendices include food-drug interactions, laboratory assessment, new tables on essential minerals, dietary supplements, and the Dietary Reference Intakes, and reference materials.