The Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics is a valued text for students & experienced practitioners alike. The 5th edition combines information on the Nutrition Care Process & Terminology with the latest on dietetic protocols & procedures. The NCP principles of assessment, diagnosis, intervention and monitoring & evaluation are described in detail in the first chapter.
Every chapter of the 5th edition has been revised & updated. Among the most significant changes is the revision of Medical Nutrition Therapy. This chapter covers therapy for chronic diseases encountered in the clinical setting including obesity, hypertension, & the various stages of renal disease. Key assessment information, NCP diagnosis statements & the most up-to-date counseling strategies are included.
Editor: Rowan Stewart