Fully updated, the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics, second edition is a practical quick-reference guide to the vital and valued subject of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease and the maintenance of good health. This handbook will be an invaluable companion for all dieticians, nutritionists, and nurses, as well as doctors and students in a variety of specialities.
Concise and bulleted, this handbook takes an integrated approach which facilitates the links between all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical evidence, it covers everything you will need to be able to carry out your role effectively and confidently. Sections on obesity and a new chapter on international nutrition are timely and topical. Also included is information on nutrition assessment, popular diets, nutrition in systems-based diseases,
rarer conditions, as well as helpful lists of foods rich in or free from certain nutrients, and normal range guides and handy reference values. This handbook makes sure the relevant information is at your fingertips whenever you need it, with links to further reading and online sources.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 840
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 183 x 103 x 30 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Review from previous edition This book fills an important gap...ideal for the busy practitioner or scholar of other disciplines who is eager to learn more about nutrition but hasn't the time to do a lot of reading. Quick, concise and accurate information...highly recommended. * European Journal of Clinical Nutrition *
...730 pages worthy of a place in the clinician's library of practical information. It enunciates the principles and contemporary science on which clinical (and, in large measure, public health) nutrition should be based. * Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition *
it is well structured...[and] any health professional working in the area of nutrition would find it a useful quick reference. * British Journal of Hospital Medicine *
Fully updated, the second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics represents a practical reference guide to the field of nutrition and dietetics a concise information source on key aspects of nutrition science, clinical dietetics and public health nutrition that will be useful to a range of health professionals working in a variety of settings. * Nutrition & Dietetics, Dec 2012 *