Handbook of Clinical Dietetics: Second Edition

Paperback | September 23, 1992

byAmerican Dietetic Association

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This handbook deals principally with current nutritional intervention in various diseases. It tries to unify diet composition by providing definitions and goals of different diets; the effects, physiology, indications for use, possible adverse reactions, and contraindications of the diets; nutritional assessments of the patients; and quality assurance priorities. It also offers sample menus for each diet and techniques for implementation. The book covers normal diets and modified diets, including modifications in consistency and texture, protein content, carbohydrate content, fat content, kilocalorie content, and mineral content, and various special and test diets.

This thoroughly documented, practical book—which represents a complete rewriting and updating of the information in the earlier edition—will serve as an invaluable reference for dietitians, dietetic technicians, nutritionists, physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses, as well as a comprehensive text for nutrition students.

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This handbook deals principally with current nutritional intervention in various diseases. It tries to unify diet composition by providing definitions and goals of different diets; the effects, physiology, indications for use, possible adverse reactions, and contraindications of the diets; nutritional assessments of the patients; and q...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 23, 1992Publisher:Yale University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300052189

ISBN - 13:9780300052183

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